Posted in Hiking, Park visit

Autumn Visit to Scioto Trail State Park

Sunday was a cool and sunny autumn day. Bob and I decided it would be a great day to check out the fall color at Scioto Trail State Park. There are two sites at Scioto Lake where you can get a view of the surrounding forests from up high. One is the park's fire tower and the other is a place known as the Vista. In both cases there is parking right at the site, so you don't have to do any hiking to take advantage of the view. But of course if you decide to go to the fire tower there is a long climb Read more ➜
Posted in Hiking, Park review, Southeastern Ohio

Scioto Trail State Park

Scioto Trail State Park is located in the forested hills of Ross County in southern Ohio. Most of the trails are near the Caldwell Lake. The day we were there, there was a fishing tournament in progress at the lake. Just north of the lake is a campground and a small camp store. The staff were very friendly and told us the main attraction of the area was peace and quiet. She warned us that the trails were a bit overgrown and that she'd been trying (thus far unsuccessfully) to recruit Read more ➜
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May Wildflowers at Scioto Trail State Park

Since we were at Scioto Trail State Park mid-May, there were so many wildflowers along the trails that I thought they merited their own post. Here's a look at some of the flowers that we saw, plus some of the living creatures that were near them. Wildflowers Animal life While looking for wildflowers, the following little creatures also caught my eye. Additional information Bob's post, Scioto Trail State Read more ➜