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Sap's-a-Risin'!
Sundays, March 4, 11 & 18 • Noon to 4 PM • Swine Creek Reservation

Caveman Crawl 5K Trail Run
Sunday, June 10 • 9 AM Race Time • The West Woods

West Woods Wednesdays Farm Market
Second Wednesday of the month, June through September • 4 to 7 PM • The West Woods
Vendor Application
Please stay tuned for more details as they become available

Nature Arts Festival
Sunday, August 5 • 10 AM to 5 PM • Big Creek Park
Artist ApplicationFarm-Artisan Market Application
Please stay tuned for more details as they become available

Free Exhibit: Home Sweet Habitat
Open daily 10 AM to 4:30 PM • The West Woods

 

 

 

 

 

 




Sundays, March 4, 11 & 18 • Noon - 4 PM
at Swine Creek Reservation


Visit Geauga Park District’s sugar house, sugarbush and lodge for a sweet taste of how maple sugaring methods have evolved from the Native American tradition to modern methods - all activities FREE!

Help gather sap in the sugarbush with the help of a horse-drawn sap sled, experience the tapping, gathering and boiling methods used throughout history, see sap boiling in the sugar house and have a taste of maple syrup, then warm up in the lodge with maple treats and live music by the Oak Island Sunk Jumpers (March 4), Mr. Haney String Band (March 11) or the Real Deal String Band (March 18).

Off-trail activities are partially wheelchair/stroller accessible; everything else is fully accessible. Registration is not required. Please call 440-286-9516 with questions.

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Caveman Crawl 5K Trail Run
& 1-Mile Fun Walk
Sunday, June 10 • Registration 7 AM, Race 9 AM

at The West Woods
Walk either 5K or 1-Mile

Invite your Facebook friends with this event link!

Ask anyone who's done this race in the past - it's a tough one, but MAN is a fun! Mark your calendars to join us again this for a great cause (getting kids outdoors through the Chip Henry Institute for Outdoor Adventure).

Ways to Register:
Online RegistrationPaper ApplicationCourse Map

Race Results:
After the race, see how you did immediately!

Athlete Tracking:
Get live updates of your favorite athletes' progress on the trail!

Costume Contest:
Don't have that perfect cave-costume for the contest? Perfect Occasion Costumes and Magic in Middlefield is once again offering 15% off retail merchandise and 20% off rentals for Caveman Crawl costumes.

Blasts from the Past:
Photos from 2017Photos from 2016 Photos from 2015Photos from 2014Photos from 2013
Video Memory Book from 2013Video Montage from 2013Photos from 2012Photos from 2011

Thanks to our 2018 Caveman Crawl sponsors!



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Open daily 10 AM - 4:30 PM
at The West Woods Nature Center


Educate yourself throughout 2016 with this enjoyable, FREE Nature exhibit! Home Sweet Habitat: A Place for Wildlife to Survive and Thrive will show you all about Geauga County’s natural homes – divided between forests, meadows and wetlands – and introduce you to their residents both common and unique.

Expect many animal mounts, interactive elements (like a crawl-through log, an otter slide, and a crawl-in beaver lodge build with real beaver sticks!), a couple robotic animals, and hands-on displays, games and activities for the whole family.

The West Woods Nature Center is fully wheelchair/stroller accessible at 9465 Kinsman Road (Rt. 87) in Russell Township. Please call 440-286-9516 with questions.

 

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