There’s a heavenly spot right in between Akon and Cleveland in Northeast Ohio, which to the wandering eye, might appear peculiar in its charm. It is a rural landscape along the Cuyahoga River that has been justly reclaimed to ensure its preservation. It started off as the Cuyahoga Valley Recreational Area in 1974 and in 2000, America deemed it fit to be included in its list of highly treasured national parks.
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There are many exciting things to do in this fabled valley. The most popular activity features the freedom of trailing on mountain bikes. There is so much to see around, and yet the forest charm invites one to stay in each pit stop even just for a few minutes. Biking is the perfect enabler for the thrill of seeing the park’s plentiful animals that have colonized the forest nooks, which also include some of the most awesome waterfalls in America.
Roughing it in the outdoors has never been more thrilling, and it’s twice the charm when one decides to let go of all technological devices and explore the vicinity the way the native Indians used to do. Canal ways are found in the park, and this is the perfect venue to go on an exploratory quest.
The Ohio and Erie Canal Towpath Trail is an 85 mile stretch of path that is sure to treat bikers and hikers with all the surrounding wildlife and other cultural gems. In some cases, exploring on horseback is also permitted, giving one the exact perspective that many horse-riding native Americans used to have ages ago.
Many other things can be done in Cuyahoga, as the nature lover’s imagination is the only limit to what makes this memorable experience worthy of being included one’s bucket list.
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