Beyond Cleveland On Foot 2nd Edition
58 More Walks & Hikes in Northeast Ohio
- Softcover, 349 pages, 5.3 x 8.5 inches
- ISBN: 978-1-886228-40-5
These 58 hikes lead through the most interesting metroparks, state parks, nature preserves, and historic small towns of seven neighboring counties surrounding Greater Cleveland. The hikes range from easy to strenuous and cover a variety of terrain, so there are good choices for every mood and ability. Each hike includes detailed directions, a trail map, and background notes about the many points of interest found along the way.
Illustrations: 113 68 maps, 45 black-and-white photographs
Superb . . . an excellent gift for the outdoors lover who enjoys a challenging hike or a casual stroll. Brecksville Sun Courier
Makes it easy to take a good Ohio hike. News Journal
An easy-to-follow baedeker . . . a user-friendly resource. Northern Ohio Live
An outstanding resource. The Plain Dealer
One of the most valuable and useful of this genre . . . Opens up outstanding vistas the the dedicated hiker and the occasional shlepper. Cleveland Jewish News
About Patience Cameron Hoskins
Patience Cameron Hoskins has been a hike leader and an active member of the Buckeye Trail Association and the Cleveland Hiking Club for many years. More About Patience Cameron Hoskins
About Peg Bobel
Avid hikers Rob and Peg Bobel have spent years exploring the parks, trails, and towns of Northeast Ohio. They have written guides to the area's nature and history including The Trail Guide to Cuyahoga Valley National Park 3rd Edition, Beyond Cleveland on Foot, The Nature of the Towpath: A Natural History Guide to the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail, and Towpath Companion: A Traveler's Guide to the Towpath Trail (winner of the 2002 Ruby Award from the Ohio Travel Assn). The Bobels are active members of the Western Reserve Land Conservancy and the Ohio & Erie Canalway Coalition of which Rob is a board member.
Rob is Park Engineer at Cuyahoga Valley National Park and was responsible for much of the engineering design of the Towpath Trail within the national park. He is currently in charge of the engineering of the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad and is responsible for oversight of the park's many bridges, dams, and water flow in the canal. He serves as the national park's liaison for development of the Towpath Trail outside of the park, has served on the board of the Ohio to Erie trail and currently is on the board of the Ohio & Erie Canalway Coalition.
Peg Bobel is a freelance writer and editor, often combining her interests in nature and local history. For thirteen years she was the executive director of the Cuyahoga Valley Association and was a founding trustee of the Cuyahoga Valley Trails Council. She currently serves on the Medina Summit Chapter of the Western Reserve Land Conservancy.