A few years ago, “Surf the North Shore” shirts were a popular area fad. I Always thought they were ironic. I mean, who would surf in Ohio? Well Actually, This Guy: Or, If Lake Erie is a challenge, try windsurfing of Barber Point at Moraine State Park- It’s so popular there, its featured on their [...]
Why Feature two posts the first week for Kayaking? Well, because right now I’m getting a ton of hits on the kayaking page from Google. People seem to be discovering the advantages of paddle sports in our region. And why not? We’ve got whitewater at McConnells Mill and on the Yough, Fishing and scenic rivers [...]
What is geocaching? It’s best described by this video: And Thanks to a couple highly prolific Geocachers, TurnPikeTravelers, KKAB22 and CharlesIsland, the Boardman Area is home to dozens of Geocaches. Grab yourTomTom, Garmin, or GPS enabled phone and head over to Geocaching.com and sign up for a free account. Go to the search page and [...]
Canoe City Metropark, has been the put-in to the Mahoning River since 1920. 18 Acres in Leavittsburg, It’s a small picnic area. Bring your fishing poles too: It’s a great fishing spot. Trumbull Canoe Trails Paddle Club is sponsors events at this park, so check out their website for upcoming dates.
Nelson-Kennedy Ledges State park on Rte. 422 in Portage County is a hidden gem. Short hiking trails and a nice family picnic area in a geologically unique area make this a great spot for families with small children. The area is glacially eroded sandstone. Although Ohio does not have limestone caverns like Kentucky, these caves [...]