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for description of Outings, Friday Night Hikes, and the Outings Rating System (E/S).
Friday, December 13 -- Gahanna Creekside Night Hike, Ratings: E/S 1/1
Time: 7:00 PM. Explore the old and the new of Gahanna as we walk along the boardwalk of Creekside Park. Meet at the VFW Park at 75 W. Johnstown Rd. on the southwest corner of Big Walnut Creek, south of Granville Rd. (270 E to 62 E, turn right on Olde Ridenour Rd., then left onto Johnstown Rd. to the creekside). A flashlight and reflective clothing are recommended. Contact leader for further information.
Sunday, December 15 -- Slate Run Metro Park, Ratings: E/S 2/2
Time: 10:00 AM. We’ll hike 6 to 8 miles through Slate Run Metro Park. The hike will cover a variety of terrains including forest, meadows and wetlands. After our hike, you’ll have the option of touring the Slate Run Living Historical Farm. Bring water and lunch or a snack. Meet at the Shady Grove picnic area. Directions: From I-270 take U.S. 33 east toward Lancaster to the Canal Winchester/S.R. 674 exit. Turn right onto Gender Rd./S.R. 674 and go about 2 miles until it dead-ends into Lithopolis Rd. Turn left and go about ½ mile to S.R. 674. Turn right and go about 4 miles to the entrance on the right. Once inside the park, take the first left past the ranger station and park in the picnic area at the end of the road. Contact leader for further information.