Spring is here and that means it is time to discover your next adventure at Mohican! The Camp & Canoe Capital of Ohio is ready for the warm weather and events to continue throughout the year. Campgrounds are opening, canoes, rafts and kayaks will soon float down the Mohican River, sporting events will begin and the horses will be out on the trails.
The 18th Annual Mohican Wildlife Weekend will take place April 26-28. The 2019 theme will be “PICK YOUR PATH” by exploring the Mohican area trails by foot, bike, horse, and water. No place offers so many ways to explore the great outdoors in Ohio. The Mohican area has hundreds of miles of trails for many modes of outdoor travel. Over 88 miles of trails by horseback, 25 miles of trails by mountain bike, 4 trails with natural waterfalls, and many more miles for hiking and traveling by scenic rivers.
Be sure to mark your calendars and check the website at www.mohicanwildlifeweekend.com for program details. Lots of free family-friendly events for hiking, biking. See the “Animals That Travel with Jack Hanna.” All of this and more in one jam-packed weekend.
It is also time to put that training to use and join in on the sporting events taking place in Mohican. Forget the PR Run will take 300 runners for a scenic and challenging run through Mohican State Park, crossing rivers and more. Join in on a leisurely mountain bike ride with the Mohican-Malabar Bike Club in April.
June is the world-renowned Mohican Mountain Bike 100. This race will crisscross four counties along a single loop, climbing more than 11,000 feet and go toe-to-toe with the top pros of this legendary ultra-endurance loop in Northeastern Ohio. After those exciting events, take a rest and then challenge the Mohican Trail 100 Run. Often referred to as the MO100, the race has become one of the nation’s premier ultra-marathons.
History is alive with the museum showcasing a rare 34-star American flag on display, as well as one of the oldest motorcycle sidecars. In May come out to the museum and look inside the Workman Cabin in Central Park, Loudonville, Ohio. The museum is free and open to the public. Enjoy the sponsored hikes along Mohican State Park and Mohican-Memorial State Forest. These hikes, with the help of the Mohican Trails Club, will showcase some of the hidden gems of the park that a few only get to see. While hiking, learn about the history of the park and names of the trails.
Be sure to make time to venture out to the Wolf Creek Grist Mill opening in April. Considered to be one of the oldest working mills in Ohio, they also host many worthwhile events. Join in on the fun of a nature scavenger hunt, take a tour of the mill and its cabins and schedule in the International Wine at the Mill Fundraiser in June.
Plan to stay for the week or weekend. With over 4,000 campsites, private cabins, a castle, state park lodge, historic B&B and more, there is a place that will welcome the overnight visitors to make it the home away from home. Take a stroll through downtown Loudonville for shopping and dining. There is plenty of room to discover the best of Mohican. Visit DiscoverMohican.com for more information or find them on Facebook at Discover Mohican.
Article courtesy of Mohican Visitors Bureau.