• Explore Parks

    The Best Trails in Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    I’m often asked for the best trails in Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP). Since the park is quite vast and stretches from Cleveland all the way to Akron, there are a ton of trail options to choose from! I encourage people to try and see as much as they can since really, you can’t go wrong anywhere you go. But, I finally decided to jot down my absolute favorite trails which includes two harder and two easier hikes. I would consider these “lesser known” trails, beyond the obvious and most popular spots in the park such as Blue Hen Falls, Brandywine Falls and the Ledges. 1. Salt Run Trail This…

  • Bedford Reservation

    52 Hike Challenge: Month Three Recap

    March is officially over and that means four more hikes under my belt, and it means we’re getting that much closer to spring! Even with some terrible weather this month, I was able to stick to the challenge and get outside at least once a week. Here’s where I went. Hike #9: Bedford Reservation, 2.15 miles  Bedford Reservation has always been one of my favorite parks to visit, so I love any excuse to come here. This was particularly fun because it was a beautiful, sunny day outside, which we hadn’t had in a while. The sun made all of the snow shimmer and it was quite the sight to see. I…