FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
BOB ROTATORI - 216-635-3263 -or-
HOLLY KECK - 216-635-3253
Cleveland Metroparks invites everyone to enjoy some beautiful
scenery by bike.
Join one or all three bike outings in June led by experienced
staff members or volunteers. The programs highlight areas rich in
history and natural beauty.
The three bike outings in June include:
Bike the Canal
Wednesday, June 13 � 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Bacci Park parking lot � Ohio & Erie Canal
Join Cultural Historian Doug Kusak and Naturalist Jill Hauger
for a tour along the Ohio & Erie Canal. Meet at Bacci Park and
ride 8 miles to the Harvard Trailhead and back while discussing the
nature and history of the area. Registration, beginning June 1, is
required. 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
Bike - Train - Bike!
Sunday, June 24 � begins at 8:30 a.m.
Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad Rockside Road
Join Cultural Historian Doug Kusak as he leads a history
adventure on bicycle and iron horse. The fun begins at Cuyahoga
Valley Scenic Railroad Rockside Road Station as the group
rides the rails to Peninsula. Then, everyone hops on their bikes
and pedals back to Rockside Road Station. A $5 fee is required for
this adult and teens (ages 15 and older accompanied by an adult)
program. Registration, beginning June 1, is required. Cuyahoga
Valley Scenic Railroad Rockside Road Station is located on the
corner of Canal and Old Rockside roads in Independence. For
registration and more information, call 216-206-1000.
Tour de Necklace Ride: Big Creek/Mill Stream
Sunday, June 24 � 9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Fern Hill Picnic Area � Big Creek Reservation
Tour de Necklace rides are designed for the casual rider who
wants a little exercise, a little nature and cultural history
information and a whole lot of fun in a relaxed and safe
environment. Led by experienced volunteers, this 24-mile ride
starts in Big Creek Reservation at the lower Fern Hill Picnic Area.
The ride continues into Mill Stream Run Reservation, then breaking
for lunch (bring your own sack lunch) at the Chalet, and finally
stopping at LakeIsaac and Strongsville Wildlife Viewing Area before
heading back. Registration is required. Fern Hill Picnic Area is
located off Big Creek Parkway, off the Brookpark Road entrance of
Big Creek Reservation in Parma. For registration and more
information, call 440-786-8530.
Enjoy bike outings this June in Cleveland Metroparks -
part of your life, naturally!