FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
BOB ROTATORI - 216-635-3263 -or-
ALYSSA COOK-ALEXANDER - 216-635-32574
Cleveland Metroparks invites everyone to enjoy some beautiful
scenery by bike.
Enjoy a bike outing in August led by experienced staff members
or volunteers. The four bike outings in August include:
Biking the Back Roads: Hinckley Hills and
Saturday, August 11 � 9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Hinckley Lake Spillway � Hinckley
Starting at the Hinckley Lake Spillway parking lot, ride through
the countryside learning fascinating stories of those who came
before us. A hike to Worden's Ledges is included. This ride is
challenging, but the beauty of the landscape is well worth it!
Registration is required. Hinckley Lake Spillway Picnic Area is
located off West Drive in Hinckley Reservation, off Bellus Road in
Hinckley Township.For registration and more information, call
Bike the Canal
Wednesday, August 15 � 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
CanalWay Center � Ohio & Erie Canal
Join Cultural Historian Doug Kusak and Naturalist Jill Hauger
for a bicycle adventure from CanalWay Center to the Cuyahoga Valley
National Park's Canal Center. There will be stops along the way to
discuss the history of the canal and the wildlife that calls it
home. Registration, beginning August 1, is required. CanalWay
Center is located on Whittlesey Way, off the East 49th
Street entrance of Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation, between Grant
Avenue and Canal Road in Cuyahoga Heights. For registration and
more information, call 216-206-1000.
Tour de Necklace Ride: Garfield Park/ Washington
Sunday, August 19 � 9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Garfield Park Nature Center � Garfield Park
This ride starts at Garfield Park Nature Center and takes riders
to beautiful Mill Creek Falls, on Morgana Run Trail, to Washington
Reservation and back again. Registration is required. Garfield Park
Nature Center is located off Mill Creek Lane, off the Broadway
Avenue entrance of Garfield Park Reservation in Garfield Heights.
For registration and more information, call 440-786-8530.
Bike to Bacci from Bacci
Sunday, August 26 � 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Cuyahoga Heights Bacci Park� Ohio & Erie Canal
Doug Kusak leads a moderately-paced bike ride from Bacci Park,
through Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation, up to and through the
Morgana Run Trail, over to Mill Creek Falls, and back to Bacci.
This ride is for ages 12 and over. Children under 18 must be
accompanied by an adult. Registration, beginning August 1, and a $5
fee is required. Cuyahoga Heights Bacci Park is located off
Canal Road, adjacent to Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation, between
E.71 Street and Warner Road in Cuyahoga Heights. For registration
and more information, call 216-206-1000.
Enjoy group bike tours this August in Cleveland
Metroparks - part of your life, naturally!