Smeck Park

Background Acquired in 1999 from Harold Smeck, this 48+ acre park is a mixture of ravines, winding paths, meadows and fields. There are picnic table areas, a playground area and various structures through out. Parking is ample. Bonus – dog friendly! 7395 Basil RdBaltimore, OH 43105 More information about the park can be found here…

Blackhand Gorge State Nature Preserve

Blackhand Gorge got its name from a Native American hand shaped petroglyph on the side of a cave found near the gorge. That has since been destroyed, when in 1828 the cliff face was removed to make way for the Ohio-Erie canal. The park is 956 acres with hiking paths and mountain bike trails. The…