Outdoor Gems | Old Carriage Trail

words and photos by Anthony Boarman For the first time in nearly a decade, the full Old Carriage Trail loop has been reopened to the public after a long period of closures, from the removal of three deterio...

Outdoor Gems | Cascade Locks Park

words and photos by Anthony Boarman In the late 1820s, a small village called Cascade was founded north of the original plat of Akron by Eliakim Crosby. Crosby helped to create a bustling area of industry p...

Outdoor Gems: Exploring Northeast Ohio | Liberty Park

words and photos by Anthony Boarman 10/24/2018 If you haven’t been to Liberty Park in Twinsburg before, imagine the Seiberling Nature Realm in Akron and Virginia Kendall in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park...

Outdoor Gems: Exploring Northeast Ohio | O’Neil Woods

words and photos by Anthony Boarman 09/29/2018 As I make my way through the 1.8-mile loop along the Deer Run Trail in the Summit Metro Parks O’Neil Woods, all I can say to myself is “So. Many. Stairs.” It isn’...

Outdoor Gems: Exploring Northeast Ohio | Oak Hill

words and photos by Anthony Boarman 12/8/17   When someone asks me about the Cuyahoga Valley National Park, some of the first sites that come to mind are the Beaver Marsh, the Ledges at Virginia Ken...

Outdoor Gems: Exploring Northeast Ohio | Beaver Marsh

words and photos by Anthony Boarman   September, 2017 Everyone loves a comeback story. LeBron James returning to Northeast Ohio to bring the Cavaliers their first championship in franchise history. ...