Sat, Feb 11|
East Fork South Trailhead
Cincy Hikes East Fork State Park Backpacking Trail
Come out to the East Fork South Trailhead to join the park naturalist on a 5-mile loop section of the Backpack Trail.
Time & Location
Feb 11, 2023, 10:00 AM
East Fork South Trailhead, Bethel, OH 45106, USA
About the event
Come to the East Fork South Trailhead to join the park naturalist on a 5-mile loop section of the Backpack Trail. This is a moderate hike with hilly terrain and stream crossings, goal pace is 35 minutes per mile. Weather and trail conditions the day of may increase goal pace and overall time. The hike will wind through the ravines on the south side of the park and deliver great views of the lake without the normal foliage that keeps it hidden. Bring your water! Layered clothing, hiking sticks and boots you can get muddy are recommended. No bathroom available during hike. LNT Participants will receive an ODNR explore Ohio sticker, while supplies last. For further information email Kendra.Hartman@dnr.ohio.gov
Trail Leader Name: Kendra Fry
Park: East Fork State Park
Trail: Backpack Trail
Meeting Place: Kiosk at East Fork South Trailhead
Mileage: 5 miles
Pace (See notes): Intermediate
Trail Rating (easy, moderate, hard): Moderate
Dogs allowed?: No
Other notes including trail conditions or equipment recommended?: Please always remember to bring water and wear proper shoes to your hike.
Layered clothing, hiking sticks and boots you can get muddy are recommended. No bathroom available during hike. LNT
*Note: Beginners Pace is 1+ mph, Intermediate is 2+ mph, Speedy 3+ mph, or Runners 4+ mph.
Where dogs are permitted they must be leashed and kept under the owners control.
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Please bring a mask for when you cannot Socially Distance responsibly.
Cincinnati Hikes is just a group of friends that hike together. We are not responsible for you or your experience. When hiking with us you understand that you're hiking your own hike ✌️. By joining our hike you and your party are agreeing to the Legal Liability that can be found at cincinnatihikes.com.