Calling New Hikers!

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Date: November 4, 2013
Contact: Mary Pat Doorley, 440-546-5995, 440-343-7355 (cell)

Brecksville, Ohio - The American Heart Association recommends 30 minutes of hiking, brisk walking, or other aerobic exercise for healthy living. Start your outdoor exercise by joining a park ranger on a low-intensity Just Getting Started Hike at Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP).

Scheduled Hikes:
Saturday, November 9
1.5 mile hike on a flat, unpaved trail through old farm fields and by Sylvan Pond. Oak Hill Trailhead, 10 - 11 a.m.

Saturday, November 23
2-mile hike on the flat Towpath Trail. Wheelchair and stroller accessible. Station Road Bridge Trailhead, 10 - 11 a.m.

Oak Hill Trailhead is located at 3901 Oak Hill Road, 1.3 miles south of Major Road, Peninsula 44264.

Station Road Bridge Trailhead is located at the intersection of Riverview Road and Chippewa Creek Drive, 1/8 mile south of SR82, Brecksville 44141.

CVNP encompasses 33,000 acres along the Cuyahoga River between Cleveland and Akron, Ohio. Managed by the National Park Service, CVNP combines cultural, historical, recreational, and natural activities in one setting. For more information visit www.nps.gov/cuva or call 330-657-2752.

-NPS-

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Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

15610 Vaughn Road
Brecksville, OH 44141

Phone:

(330) 657-2752
This information line is answered by staff at Boston Store Visitor Center. Core hours are 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. and hours may be extended during peak season. Boston Store Visitor Center is closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day.

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