Trod Along The Towpath

. January 31, 2020.
hiking boots

Put on your hiking boots and enjoy walking through the winter air as Metroparks presents Wintering the Towpath on Saturday, February 22. Five miles of a brisk walk along the Maumee River, from Providence to Bend View, followed by a shuttle bus back for a fun gathering featuring hot chocolate and beer. Those looking for more of a challenge can sign up for the Wintering Extreme 10-mile hike starting at 8am. We’ll stick with the nice, easy (well, easier) five mile journey, thank you. $5 for hikers 13 and up.

Extreme Wintering begins at 8:30am,
Wintering the Towpath at 10am
Saturday, February 22
13801 S River Rd. | Grand Rapids
419-779-6052 | metroparkstoledo.com

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