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Lake Hope State Park, Ohio

February 5, 2012


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


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


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 […]