brecksville reservation: Brecksville Reservation - Cleveland Metroparks - 09/26/10 02:51 PM
The Brecksville Reservation of the Cleveland Metroparks is regarded as one of the best local park systems in the country.

From The Brecksville Stables which provides horseback riding lessons, pony camps, therapeutic riding and more, along with trails throughout the Brecksville Reservation is quite an amenity for a suburban community.
There are many all purpose hiking, biking, jogging and walking trails throughout the reservation, along with a nature center staffed by knowledgeable individuals who are there to provide seminars, education and various events -- my family and I went on a night excursion to communicate and listen to owls, which … (8 comments)

brecksville reservation: A Day in the Brecksville Reservation and Cuyahoga Valley National Park - 06/14/09 04:30 PM
Last weekend (it took me a week to recuperate and write this post! :-) friend Glen and I decided to take a long hike through the Brecksville Reservation and the Cuyahoga Valley National Park.  While we take hikes frequently (we try for once a week), this one was both a lot of fun and very tiring as it ended up being over 11 miles.  Glen has a GPS that would allow the Dominoes Pizza guy to find us in the middle of nowhere.  While Glen would make an eagle scout proud (hint: if I were ever to get stuck on a … (0 comments)

brecksville reservation: Pay a visit to the Brecksville Kiwanis Horse Show... - 02/14/09 01:10 PM
Each summer it is hard to believe that the huge river ford area at the intersection of Chippewa Creek Road and Riverview Road in the Brecksville Reservation is groomed and gussied-up for the annual Brecksville Kiwanis Horse Show.  The meadow is totally transformed by two large show rings, a main spectator striped tent and surrounding seating boxes.  There are also bleachers, a concession stand, and vendors all around.  It is a huge community event and many riders come from all around the area to participate.  The show is held the first week-end of August with Saturday hosting a fun, competitive hunter … (0 comments)

brecksville reservation: Brecksville lands bald eagles for a third year in a row... - 02/14/09 12:47 PM
The local Sun Courier newspaper just reported that the bald eagle pair has returned to their nest in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park! This makes year three for this wonderful event and hopefully there will be a third “eaglet” in 2009! The Park takes this very seriously and actually makes sure there are no huge disturbances during this time, eg, gawkers, walkers, stopped cars, etc., because the eggs need to stay warm via constant attention from the parents.
How exciting! Somehow it makes me feel like things are looking up when I consider this huge event has happened three years in … (0 comments)