Johnny Appleseed Parks - Walking Thru Autumn Hiking Series

  • From: September 11, 2021 - October 30, 2021
  • Location: Various Parks - See Details
  • Times: 9 - 10:30 AM
  • Admission: Free
  • (419) 221-1232
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Every Saturday - There is nothing quite like a brisk walk and a breath of fresh air on a crisp autumn morning! Please join us for our 15th annual Walking Thru Autumn hiking series. Each week 50-80 participants gather for a guided hike, to take in the beauty of fall and explore some of the 30+ miles of Metro Park trails. Upon completing 6 out of the 8 offered hikes, participants will receive a 2021 Metro Parks hiking stick medallion. Hand-made wood hiking sticks and specially designed  t-shirts will be available for purchase for $10. All participants are required to pre-register online at or by calling 419-221-1232.

All hikes start at 9:00 a.m., last approximately 1.5 hours and will be on easy to moderate terrain. September 11th marks the first hike; however, participants may register as late as September 25th for the final 6 hikes. Registrations after this date are welcome and encouraged but will not be eligible for the hiking stick medallion.

DATE HIKE LOCATION: Sept. 11 –  McLean Teddy Bear Park;  Sept. 18 – Motter Metro Park;  Sept. 25 – Allen County Farm Park;  Oct. 2 – Ottawa Metro Park;  Oct. 9 – Antibus Trail Access;  Oct. 16 – Kendrick Woods;  Oct, 23 – Haver Ridge;  Oct. 30 – Hermon Woodlands;  

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