Spooky Tales on the Trails to Haunt Great Parks

Explore spooky trails on a Great Parks night hike!

As families begin thinking ahead to Halloween, a series of fun family-friendly fall night hikes from Great Parks will uncover some of the hidden creatures who have lived among us, both past and present. These Spooky Tales on the Trails will be told by Great Parks Interpreters at Fernbank Park and Miami Whitewater Forest on Fridays in October.

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The River Monsters hikes at Fernbank Park along the Ohio River will tell of some of the largest and weirdest inhabitants of the Ohio River. Guests will learn about the wild lifestyles of these river monsters in an interactive evening stroll. The River Monsters hikes will set off at 7 and 7:30 p.m. on both Oct. 7 and 21 from the Lee Shelter at Fernbank Park, 50 Thornton Ave. in Cincinnati.

Tales of Animals Past, the second Spooky Tale on the Trail, will unlock the secrets of what the Ohio River Valley may have looked like ages ago. This hike will explore what creatures roamed the trail through an engaging family-oriented walk. Tales of Animals Past will begin at 7 and 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 14 and 28 at the Timberlakes Program Shetler at Miami Whitewater Forest, 9001 Mt. Hope Rd. in Harrison.

Spooky Tales on the Trails are recommended for children 6 and up. Thanks to Yelp! as the sponsor of this series. Registration is $5/person and available atĀ greatparks.org.

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