FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
BOB ROTATORI - 216-635-3263 -or-
KALI FENCL - 216-635-3284
Thanksgiving is just around the corner, which means turkey,
stuffing, and plenty of cranberry sauce! The day is typically spent
eating and lounging around at home and feeling a bit sluggish in
Combat that lethargic feeling and give thanks with
Thanksgiving-related programs in Cleveland Metroparks this
Thanksgiving Appreciation Hike
Saturday, November 17 � 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Garfield Park Nature Center � Garfield Park
Take in the sights and sounds of fall as part of Garfield Park
Nature Center's 25th Anniversary! Stick around after the
hike for some soup served in gratitude for all of those who have
supported Garfield Park Nature Center throughout the years.
Garfield Park Nature Center is located off Mill Creek Lane, off the
Broadway Avenue entrance of Garfield Park Reservation in Garfield
Heights. For more information, call 216-341-3152.
Preemptive Strike Hike
Wednesday, November 21 � 10 a.m. - noon
Rocky River Nature Center � Rocky River Reservation
Thanksgiving is coming�which could mean eating seconds, thirds
and maybe even fourths. Feel better about eating that much by
taking a nice long stroll through the fall forest starting at Rocky
River Nature Center, located at 24000 Valley Parkway in Rocky River
Reservation, north of Cedar Point Road in North Olmsted. For more
information, call 440-734-6660.
Kids' Day at Canalway
Friday, November 23 � 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
CanalWay Center � Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation
Kids, ages 6 to 12, can bring their turkey-filled bellies in for
a day of CanalWay entertainment! Go on a hike, do some crafts, play
some games, watch a movie and eat popcorn! Don't forget to pack a
lunch, bring a water bottle and dress for the weather.
Registration, beginning November 1, and a fee of $20 are 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 more information and to register, call
After Turkey Trot
Saturday, November 24 � 9:30 a.m. - noon
Brecksville Nature Center � Brecksville Reservation
Work off some of those extra calories from Thanksgiving on a
hike with Naturalist Jenny McClain! Ramble along the ravines and
wander through forest and fields starting at Brecksville Nature
Center, located off Chippewa Creek Drive, off the Route 82 entrance
of Brecksville Reservation in Brecksville. For more information,
Walk It Off
Saturday, November 24 � 2 - 3:30 p.m.
Look About Lodge � South Chagrin Reservation
Too much turkey and stuffing? Walk off those Thanksgiving feast
calories with a brisk hike in South Chagrin Reservation starting at
Look About Lodge, located at 37374 Miles Road in South Chagrin
Reservation, between SOM Center Road/Route 91 and Chagrin River
Road in Bentleyville. For more information, call 440-247-7075.
Have your cake and walk it off too with Thanksgiving-related
programs in Cleveland Metroparks - part of your life,