Saturday Morning Winter Hike Series - February 9, 2019

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Saturday Morning Winter Hike 
BILL YECK PARK
Saturday, February 9, 2019
9:30 AM 

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Saturday Morning Winter Hike 
BILL YECK PARK
Saturday, February 9, 2019
9:30 AM 
 
 
 
 


WHAT:
Join us for a Saturday Morning Winter Hike AND stop by the store afterwards for hot chocolate, coffee, or tea. We want to encourage you to get out, AND we want to get outside with you!
 
We will be hiking on these local hiking trails in our wonderful local parks. These hikes are not guided-trips, so you can hike at your own pace; route range from 1.3 miles to 2.9; and require between 45 and 90 minutes to complete.
 
Each participant is responsible for all of their own personal needs. Our staff will gladly assist or answer questions. Please dress for the weather, as inclement weather is possible. Some trails may be muddy and slippery.
 

SUGGESTED FOR THIS HIKE:
- Wear good hiking shoes or boots; preferably water-proof.
- Bring an EXTRA pair of shoes and socks in your car to change into after the hike.
- Day-pack (optional)
- Water bottle
- Trekking poles (optional)
- Dress in proper layers.
- Camera

Afterwards, be sure to stop in at Great Miami Outfitters and enjoy a cup of hot chocolate (coffee or tea) in our “Broken Paddle” community area!


Friendly dogs are welcome, but must remain on leash. Please be prepared to clean up after your pet.
 


HIKING MILES:

This adventure will require about 2.7 miles of hiking.*
Trails may be muddy and slippery.
This hike may not be suitable for children under 12 years old.
Participants will hike at their own pace.


WHERE:

Bill Yeck Park
Smith House Entrance
2230 E. Centerville Station Rd.
Centerville, OH 45459

 
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COST:
FREE – Advance registration is required, so we can properly plan.

SIGN UP TODAY!

By participating you agree to sign a waiver prior to starting the hike. Please ask us for more information.
Limited to 15 hikers.
 

Questions? Call, email or stop in.
For more information call (937) 938-5009 or EMAIL: adventure@greatmiamioutfitters.com


AGENDA:

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2019
PLEASE arrive early, BEFORE 9:30 AM in the parking area.
We will begin hiking at 9:30 AM on part of the Purple, Orange and Yellow trails (clockwise). Typically this hike takes about 75 minutes, depending on hiking pace. We will return to the parking lot.
 

AFTER THE HIKE – If you choose, you can drive to Great Miami Outfitters in Cross Pointe Centre for a cup of hot chocolate, coffee or tea! This is a waste-free event.

ABOUT BILL YECK PARK:
Part of the Centerville-Washington Park District, Bill Yeck Park is a 194-acre natural area along 1.75 miles of Sugar Creek. The park is treasured by hikers, bird watchers and nature enthusiasts. It harbors many rare species of plant life, providing a home to a variety of animals in every season. Fossils from the Ordovician period can be found in Sugar Creek which flows through the park. The park connects with other parks and wildlife areas creating a large corridor of green space that extends from St. Leonard Center to the Little Miami River. This unbroken wooded area makes the park's wildlife abundant and varied.
BILL YECK TRAILS MAP 

* Participants are responsible to know their own abilities and skills and are responsible for their own safety and comfort. Great Miami Outfitters will not make any such determination, however we will be happy to answer your questions or concerns.
* Outdoor activities may require some strenuous exercise.
* This is a “FUN” hike and a chance to get out.


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