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Haver Ridge

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8335 Bellefontaine Road
Harrod, 45850

June 2021

National Trails Day – Haver Ridge

June 5, 2021 @ 6:00 am - 8:00 am
Haver Ridge, 8335 Bellefontaine Road
Harrod, 45850
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Celebrate National Trails Day with a walk on some of JAMPD’s 30+ miles of trails! Staff will lead guided hikes at all our major parks at 10 am. Guided hike locations include: Allen County Farm Park, Fort Amanda Park, Heritage Park, Haver Ridge, Hermon Woodlands, Kendrick Woods, McLean Teddy Bear Park, Motter Metro Park & Ottawa Metro Park.  Register online or by calling 419-221-1232 by June 4.

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October 2021

Walking Thru Autumn – 2021 Hiking Series – 7 of 8

October 23, 2021 @ 5:00 am - 6:30 am
Haver Ridge, 8335 Bellefontaine Road
Harrod, 45850
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There is nothing quite like a brisk walk and a breath of fresh air on a crisp autumn morning! Please join us for our 15th annual Walking Thru Autumn hiking series. Each week 50-80 participants gather for a guided hike, to take in the beauty of fall and explore some of the 30+ miles of Metro Park trails. Upon completing 6 out of the 8 offered hikes, participants will receive a 2021 Metro Parks hiking stick medallion. Hand-made wood hiking…

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Family Nature Club

October 23, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Haver Ridge, 8335 Bellefontaine Road
Harrod, 45850
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Families with children ages 3-12 are welcome to join us as we enjoy a fall hike under the colorful forest leaves.  Register by Oct. 21.  

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January 2022

Winter Walk – Haver Ridge

January 22 @ 4:00 am - 5:00 am
Haver Ridge, 8335 Bellefontaine Road
Harrod, 45850
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Experience nature in winter with a hike at beautiful Haver Ridge Metro Park. Be prepared for the weather and ground conditions. Haver Ridge offers an approximately 1-mile moderate trail. Register online or by calling 419-221-1232 by Jan. 20.  

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March 2022

Spring Begins!

March 20 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Haver Ridge, 8335 Bellefontaine Road
Harrod, 45850
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Finally! Spring officially begins at 11:33 a.m. today, so start the new season the right way – with a walk in nature!  Join a naturalist for an evening hike in Haver Ridge, including a stop by the wetlands to look for salamanders and listen for frogs. While one of the more recent additions, this park, and certainly its namesake, are an important part of the Park District’s 50-year history. Haver Ridge offers approximately 1.5 miles of moderate trails. Dress for…

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August 2022

Summer Stroll

August 20 @ 5:30 am - 7:00 am
Haver Ridge, 8335 Bellefontaine Road
Harrod, 45850
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One of the most recent additions to the Park District, Haver Ridge offers a unique look at the history of this region, well beyond the Park District’s 50 years! Plan on a 1-1.5-hour hike, be prepared for the weather and ground conditions. Register by Aug. 19.

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Seek and Identify Nature

August 23 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 am
Haver Ridge, 8335 Bellefontaine Road
Harrod, 45850
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Become an expert at plant and animal identification with Seek an app by iNaturalist. We will teach you how to use this new tool that instantly identifies the world around us. We’ll explore outdoors seeking new organisms and snapping pictures. Be prepared for the weather and ground conditions and bring a fully charged phone or tablet. Register by Sept 2.  

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