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Get Outside & Celebrate the Outdoors at Oxford's Hike-A-Thon!



Hike-A-Thon

Saturday, September 9th, 2023

9 AM to 2:30 PM


DeWitt Cabin Trailhead

4831 Oxford Trenton Rd.

Oxford, Ohio 45056


We are excited to announce the 2023 Hike-A-Thon!


Hike-A-Thon celebrates the outdoors and the exciting progress of the newly paved Oxford’ and Miami’ Trail system! This event is family-friendly, pet friendly (with a leash), and wheelchair accessible. Free T-Shirts while supplies last!


Have lunch from Deez Tacos and ice cream from Duebbie Queen between 11 AM to 1 PM at Leonard Howell Park!


 

Stop by the trailhead to learn and explore with our amazing community partners:

Coalition for a Healthy Community | Oxford Museum Association | Butler County Soil and Water Conservation District | Hueston Woods | Enjoy Oxford | Hefner Museum of Natural History | Miami University Equestrian Team | Three Valley Conservation Trust | Audubon Miami Valley | Outdoor Pursuit Center | Audubon Miami Valley | Miami University Unclassified Personnel Advisory Committee | MetroParks of Butler County | Miami American Conservation Coalition | Miami Institue for Food Farm


Highlighted Activities:

Coalition for Healthy Community | Become a Junior Rox Ranger

Youth can take a pledge to make healthy choices and receive a Junior Rox Ranger badge and certificate.


Oxford Museum Assocation | Life on the Homestead

Tour the DeWitt Cabin, bake a pie, and more! Explore what life was like in Oxford many years ago.


Butler County Soil and Water Conservation District | Creek Critter

Join Butler SWCD to identify creek critters, learn of their importance and stream health!


Hefner Museum of Natural History | Feather Furs

Learn about native species by interacting with real specimens of feathers, furs, and more.


Miami University Equestrian Team | Meet the Ponies

Interact with and learn about the Miami University horses and programming offered through the Equestrian Center.


Three Vally Conservation Trust | Creating a Community Nature Preserve

Speak with attendees about the importance of native habitat greenspaces.


Audubon Miami Valley | What's Your Wingspan?

Compare our wingspan and learn about birds at our bird blind!


MetroParks of Butler County | Native Wildlife

Explore the touch table with native wildlife artifacts.

 

Take a look at the trail map and routes below (maps will be available during Hike-A-Thon!):



Parking will be available at the DeWitt Homestead Trailhead and the adjacent field. Over flow parking is available at Ditmer Parking Lot - 4937 Oxford Trenton Rd., Oxford, Ohio.


Can't make it this year but still want to support our trails? Consider donating to the trail fund here. This fund will be split 50/50 among the Oxford Area Trails and Miami Natural Areas to support trail maintenance and care.


The Hike-A-Thon is organized by the City of Oxford, Miami University Natural Areas, Miami University Sustainability and sponsored by Enjoy Oxford. Special thank you to Jon Ralinovsky. This event is part of Green Umbrella's Great Outdoor Weekend.





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