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Lake Hope State Park, Ohio

February 5, 2012

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Over the winter break we rented a cabin in a small state park in south-central Ohio.  Lake Hope is surrounded by state forest and other parks in a very rugged region.  The park is centered around the man-made Lake Hope. We rented a small cabin surrounded by trees. It was very quiet and at night […]

Buckeye Trail Hike – Old Mans Cave State Park to Logan, Ohio

December 31, 2011

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It is one of my long term goals to hike the entire Buckeye Trail.  The Buckeye Trail circumambulates the state of Ohio on a 1,450 mile journey.  It is a trail in development, though the entire route can now be hiked.  The trail covers a wide variety of terrain, from the forested hills in southern Ohio […]

December Mushroom Identification

December 28, 2011

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While hiking in Lake Hope State Park this week I took special note of the mushrooms that I saw along the way.  I wasn’t sure if mushrooms would still be visible in cold months of winter, but I quickly found that many types of mushrooms were visible from the hiking trail.  I have attempted to […]