Camping in the spring before everything is in full swing brings me a lot of happiness. I enjoy the quiet campground, small crowds and the availability of camp sites to pick from. Choosing to come to Mount Gilead State Park during the beginning of the season had some big advantages. Mount Gilead State Park offers... Continue Reading →
There are many places to camp in Ohio, but the Hocking Hills region is one where many people come to enjoy the natural wonders of Ohio.
Sometimes I read things on the internet that say "Best coffee in the world!" and think, "Sure, that's just what your opinion." Recently, I read that John Bryan State Park in Yellow Springs, Ohio is considered the "The Most Scenic Park in Western Ohio." I had been to John Bryan SP years ago and I... Continue Reading →
Looking for adventure close to the city, but secluded enough to have the great outdoors feel? A place where trees are towering and shady, beaches and water sports for the kids, and trails for the hiking lovers in your group. Well, look no further, Alum Creek State Park in Delaware, Ohio is just the place... Continue Reading →
When you think of central Ohio, you probably don't think of camping, but this little gem is located close to all the action. This well maintained KOA is located a few short miles off of 71 and near the Tanger Outlet Mall. (and the coming adventure park) The entrance to the KOA is easy to... Continue Reading →
Hi everyone! We've had a busy summer hiking and adventuring. The kids are enjoying this week home. We may hit our local highbanks metro park tonight for a viewing of Jurassic Park! It may not be an adventure but it will be a fun time outside. I've had a few people ask for the links... Continue Reading →
Scioto Grove is not your average metro park. It has the backpacker in mind, but also has much to offer for others.
The weather is warming up and the spring flowers are popping their heads up through the ground. Birds are migrating up north and the geese have returned to make a nest by our pond. Everything is waking up from its winter slumber. I am feeling the reality that my family's first backcountry trip is coming... Continue Reading →
When you start to think about hiking in the wilderness with your kids, does a thought like that make you feel a bit overwhelmed? Do you think that it is not doable? Do you ask yourself, where is the information for me to do be able to do this? These were all questions I had... Continue Reading →