Posted April 16, 2012
Arc of Appalachia Woodland Sprawl: Fort Hill Programs
The following is information on several upcoming events at Fort Hill that our partner, the Arc of Appalachia Preserve System are hosting. Enjoy and hope to see you there !
We would like to share three exciting programs happening at Fort Hill, home of southern Ohio’s largest piece of mature forest, as well as a wonderfully preserved Hopewell earthworks complex.
April 21, 2012 Spring Hike at Fort Hill with the Buckeye Trail Association: This is a hikers hike! Darryl Smith of the Buckeye Trail Association will be leading this 6-7 mile hike along the stretch of the Buckeye Trail that goes through Fort Hill, including parts of the Deer Trail and the Gorge Trail. Join like-minded folks in the heady spring weather. There is no charge for this hike. See details here: http://arcofappalachia.org/events/bta-forthill-hike.html.
May 12, 2012 Late Spring Natural History Hike sponsored by the Ohio Historical Society. Join OHS senior curator of natural history Bob Glotzhober on this guided nature hike along Fort Hills Gorge Trail. Find out about the plants and wildflower of Fort Hill, the geology of the gorge, and the six natural arches that can be found in the park. There is no charge for this hike. See details here: http://arcofappalachia.org/events/ohs-fh-program.html.
May 20, 2012 Exploring the Earthworks of Fort Hill co-sponsored with Hopewell Culture National Historical Park and the Heartland Earthworks Conservancy. We are very proud to present this event! This day-hike will explore the Hopewell earthworks of Fort Hill, including a guided tour with National Park Service ranger Bruce Lombardo to see both the well-known earthen enclosure on the hilltop, and the almost unknown Circle Earthwork. A catered picnic lunch will be followed by a talk by leading archaeological researcher Dr. Jarrod Burks. $15/person includes lunch. See more details here: http://arcofappalachia.org/events/exploring-fort-hill.html.
Join us for one, two, or all of these spring programs at Fort Hill!
The Folks at the Arc of Appalachia Preserve System
7660 Cave Road, Bainbridge, OH 45612