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Freedom Trail plans open to public comment
Park planners have revised plans to extend the Freedom Trail. See the plans and submit feedback here through September 30.

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Leaf Icon Wednesday, September 17, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
AFTERNOON STROLL
Join Naturalist Sarah Putnam to learn what nature is up to as we head into fall. SR/North Hawkins

Leaf Icon Friday, September 19, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
HOMESCHOOLERS: CANAL HISTORY
Homeschoolers, ages 11 to 14, can join a naturalist for this entertaining and educational look at the rich history of the canal and how it helped to shape industry in the city...  FASN/Visitors Center

Leaf Icon Friday, September 19, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
EVENING PADDLE
Learn about canoe safety, paddling techniques and proper equipment, then put your skills to use on Silver Creek Lake. Space is limited. SC/Boathouse

Did You Know?

Coping with the Cold
In winter, spring peepers hide under leaf litter and nearly freeze solid. Bullfrogs hide in mud at the bottom of ponds and lakes, breathing through their skin until spring arrives.

Police Academy
To become a Metro Parks ranger you must attend the police academy.





















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