Want to see new things in Nature? Let a Geauga Park District naturalist be your guide as you stretch your wings to see some new spots outside of Geauga County’s parks.
Registration is required at 440-286-9516 or Geauga Park District for the following expeditions, neither being wheelchair/stroller accessible. These van trips typically fill up fast, so please don’t delay signing up! Also remember to dress for the weather and bring a packed lunch, water, camera and binoculars (if you have them).
- Earthquake Van Trip – Saturday, October 20th from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., meet at Big Creek Park’s Meyer Center
Celebrate “Earth Science Week” on this van tour of earthquake-related sites in Geauga and Lake counties. We’ll visit some active seismographs that measure Ohio’s frequent, small earthquakes, as well as the epicenters of some notable Northeast Ohio earthquakes, including the magnitude 5.0 earthquake of January 1986. A drive to each site will include a quick explorations on foot. Participants should bring a packed lunch and dress for the weather.
- Crane Rangers Van Trip – Saturday, November 3rd from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., meet at Burton Wetlands Nature Preserve’s parking lot
Take a van trip to discover Geauga’s Sandhill Cranes as they gather before departing on their southward migration. We’ll make multiple stops and walk short distances to get the best viewing through spotting scopes – an official Nature’s Not-to-Be-Missed opportunity!
For more on Geauga Park District offerings, please call 440-286-9516 or visit Geauga Park District online via Geauga Park District, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or YouTube.