Sunday, August 26, 2012

More Creeking


Another beautiful day. Another morning spent on a river: the Olentangy, this time, at Highbanks Metro Park.


I know, it's embarrassing how long it took us to finally get here. Many people have mentioned this park to us. Many of them very trust-worthy. Molly, for instance, brings her children here, so I know it would be worth the drive from our home in the far Southeast corner of Columbus (to the far Northwest corner)... I know... it's not that far. But I do everything I can to avoid the concrete-ness of the highways.


And yes. It was worth it. It was worth it especially with some friends in tow.


The children spent hours catching and releasing crawdads, fish, and clams. They didn't seem to mind the small amount of water left in the river due from this season's drought. If anything, it was the perfect amount of water for their creeking adventure.


Highbanks Metropark:
9466 Columbus Pike (US Rt 23 N)
Lewis Center, OH 43035
(northern Franklin & southern Delaware counties)
Open 6:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. April through September / 
6:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. October through March


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