Hugging Trees

May 9, 2018

From Aerial Bridges to Zip Lines


When it comes to outdoors enthusiasts, we know there are two kinds of people.

The first type can pickup a trailhead map, pack a backpack and let their boots do the wandering through the expansive Cuyahoga Valley National Park and Cleveland Metroparks.

Then, there's the rest of us who, frankly, just need a little direction. So, pack your adrenaline and check out these land-loving outdoor experiences that were designed precisely for the best of us ...

Common Ground Canopy Tour

Oberlin's known as a haven for tree-huggers, and you'll understand why after taking its Common Ground Canopy Tour. Get a treetop-level view of the world, courtesy of this course with ziplines, aerial bridges, spiral staircases and raised platforms.


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Explore-A-Foot knows how to plan some wild adventures on foot. Get a chance to explore some of the most remote regions of the Cuyahoga Valley, thanks to Explore-A-Foot's meticulously tailored outdoor getaways.

Go Ape Mill Stream Run Reservation

Looking for a straight-to-the-head adrenaline rush? Head to the Cleveland Metroparks' Mill Stream Run Reservation for the Go Ape Treetop Adventure. The pumped-up course features ziplines, obstacles, Tarzan swings and so-called "jungle crossings."

NatureVation Outdoor Adventures

Don't be intimidated by Northeast Ohio's vast landscapes. Instead, let the experts at NatureVation Outdoor Adventures plan guided tours of the region. From skiing to hiking to biking, these year-round trips satisfy even the most severe cases of wanderlust.

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