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Beginner Backpacking Trip (Mandatory Pre-Trip meeting July 29 6:30-8:30pm Actual trip Aug 9, 1pm - Aug 10, 12pm) -Closed

When & Where

July 29 - August 10 at August 9, 1 p.m. – August 10, 12 p.m.


Cost: $65 (equipment available)
Ages: 14 years & over with participating adult
Equipment Provided: Yes
Activity Level: Easy
Bring Completed Waiver: View Document
Equipment List: View Document

Registration Closed.

If you have ever wanted to go backpacking but were nervous about going to the bathroom in the woods, this is the trip for you. Join us for an overnight trip in Hinckley Reservation to experience and learn about backpacking essentials including backcountry hygiene, cooking, safety, and more.  Don’t worry; a port-a-john will be available for this introductory field-based class. Late fee applies after July 22.

Pre-trip meeting: July 29, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Garfield Park Nature Center
11350 Broadway Avenue
Garfield Heights, OH 44125

Trip dates: August 9, 1 p.m. - August 10, 12 p.m.
Hinckley Reservation
1 West Dr
Hinckley, OH 44233