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The warm weather is here at last! There are so many ways to enjoy it in your Geauga parks, from free kayak borrowing at Headwaters Park to events including free Movie Nights and outdoor amphitheater concerts. Here are a few more ideas:

• Take a hike! Try The West Woods' new Falls Trail to Affelder Falls, accessible via the Route 306 entrance to Affelder House. Or click Find a Park above for hiking on our more than 77 trails.

• Break out those bicycles and ride The Maple Highlands Trail. Did you know plans are underway to pave the southern section through the Village of Middlefield?

• Explore Nature with someone who knows! Naturalists are always hosting programs to guide your family's next Nature adventure! Click Find a Program/Event above to see what's coming up next.

There is truly something for everyone.
We'll look forward to seeing you this summer!


Thanks to Fox 8's New Day Cleveland for the segment
above on the summer wonderland that is Headwaters Park!

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The West Woods Nature Center

Carlene Exline, Karen Leonard, Noah’s Child, Lisa Ruschman & Barbara Yoxall May 19 - July 25


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Flying Jewels Dragonfly Kayak (Ages 12+ w/adult)
Sunday, July 23, 1-3 PM
Burton Wetlands Nature Preserve, Grounds
Get eyeball to compound eyeball with some of our most colorful insects, the dragonflies and damselflies of Lake Kelso.

The Sky Tonight Planetarium Show
Sunday, July 23, 2-3 PM
Observatory Park, Robert McCullough Science Center
Join us for a planetarium presentation about what to watch for in the night sky each week.

Adventure Day Camp (Teens entering grades 8-10)
Monday, July 24, 9 AM-4 PM
The West Woods, Lobby
Are you ready for an adventure!? If so, join Geauga Park District's Adventure Day Camp for an exciting week of exploring, archery, biking, kayaking, fishing, sending rockets high into the sky and more! Participants begin and end each day at The West Woods' Nature Center.

-- program requires pre-registration

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