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01. A Quest for What Moves You

Location: Cleveland, , Cuyahoga County, Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation

Duration: 1 hour

Special Features:

  • Cultural
  • Historical
  • Natural
  • Recreational

Walking Surface: Pavement. Variable trail.

Physical Difficulty: Moderate

Special Considerations: Wheelchair-accessible version available. Includes steep hill.

Optional Gear: Walking shoes, hat or sunglasses, and drinking water.

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02. History Spoke To Us Quest (Temporarily Offline)

Location: Valley View, , Cuyahoga County, Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Canal Exploration Center

Duration: Several Hours

Special Features:

  • Historical

Walking Surface: Hardened Trail

Physical Difficulty: Moderate to Difficult

Special Considerations: For bicyclists - wear your helmet! 17.5 miles total. Can include the Cuyahoag Valley Scenic Railroad.

Optional Gear: Drinking water, snacks, and something to hold brochure.

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03. Trains, Lanes, and Remains Quest

Location: Brecksville, , Cuyahoga County, Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Station Road Bridge Trailhead

Duration: 35 minutes

Special Features:

  • Cultural
  • Historical
  • Natural

Walking Surface: Pavement. Hardened trail.

Physical Difficulty: Easy

Special Considerations: Box location is now wheelchair accessible.

Optional Gear: Walking shoes, insect repellent, and binoculars.

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04. Questing Into the Grass

Location: Brecksville, , Cuyahoga County, Brecksville Reservation, Brecksville Nature Center

Duration: 45 minutes

Special Features:

  • Historical
  • Natural

Walking Surface: Pavement. Unimproved Trail in one spot.

Physical Difficulty: Easy

Special Considerations: Exposed roots in one spot. Accessible by sturdy wheelchair or stroller during dry conditions.

Optional Gear: Binoculars and picnic.

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05. Relationships With Water Quest

Location: Sagamore Hills, , Summit County, Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Brandywine Falls

Duration: 1 hour, 5 minutes

Special Features:

  • Cultural
  • Historical
  • Natural
  • Recreational

Walking Surface: Unimproved Trail

Physical Difficulty: Moderate

Special Considerations: Steep hill. Rocky. May be muddy. New clues and box location in 2018.

Optional Gear: Walking shoes, hiking stick, and insect repellent.

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06. Boston's Foundations Quest

Location: Peninsula, , Summit County, Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Boston Store Visitor Center

Duration: 45 minutes

Special Features:

  • Cultural
  • Historical

Walking Surface: Pavement. Variable Trail.

Physical Difficulty: Easy

Special Considerations: Includes a few stairs. May be muddy. High-traffic. Special hours.

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07. Notorious Boston Quest

Location: Peninsula, , Summit County, Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Boston Store Visitor Center

Duration: 25 minutes

Special Features:

  • Cultural

Walking Surface: Pavement

Physical Difficulty: Easy

Special Considerations: Mature theme. Street curbs. Traffic. Special hours.

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08. Sense of Boston Quest

Location: Peninsula, , Summit County, Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Boston Store Visitor Center

Duration: 35 minutes

Special Features:

  • Cultural
  • Historical

Walking Surface: Hardened trail. Unimproved trail in one spot.

Physical Difficulty: Easy

Special Considerations: For children ages 7+. A few optional stairs. Traffic. Wheelchair accessible route, but box involves reach. Available all year!

Optional Gear: Money for snacks (seasonal).

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09. On the Move Quest (temporarily offline)

Location: Peninsula, , Summit County, Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Boston Store Visitor Center

Duration: 1 hour

Special Features:

  • Cultural
  • Historical
  • Natural
  • Recreational

Walking Surface: Unimproved Trail

Physical Difficulty: Easy to Moderate

Special Considerations: Muddy. Bike traffic.

Optional Gear: Walking shoes, hat or sunglasses, and insect repellent.

10. Pondering Peninsula Quest

Location: Peninsula, , Summit County, Village of Peninsula

Duration: 50 minutes

Special Features:

  • Cultural
  • Historical

Walking Surface: Pavement

Physical Difficulty: Easy

Special Considerations: Hill. Traffic. Pondering Peninsula.

Optional Gear: Hat or sunglasses, and money for shopping/food.

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11. Questing Lock to Lock

Location: Peninsula, , Summit County, Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Lock 29 Trailhead

Duration: 35 minutes

Special Features:

  • Historical

Walking Surface: Hardened Trail

Physical Difficulty: Easy

Special Considerations: Two inclines. Bike traffic.

Optional Gear: Insect repellent and money for shopping/food.

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12. Layers of the Ledges Quest

Location: Peninsula, , Summit County, Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Virginia Kendall Octagon

Duration: 55 minutes

Special Features:

  • Natural
  • Recreational

Walking Surface: Unimproved Trail

Physical Difficulty: Moderate

Special Considerations: Includes inclines. Rocky. May be slippery.

Optional Gear: Walking shoes and insect repellent.

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13. 1,2,3 Come Quest with Me

Location: Peninsula, , Summit County, Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Virginia Kendall, Kendall Lake

Duration: 1 hour

Special Features:

  • Natural
  • Recreational

Walking Surface: Unimproved Trail

Physical Difficulty: Easy

Special Considerations: For young children. Includes inclines. May be muddy. New clues and box location in 2018.

Optional Gear: Walking shoes and insect repellent.

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14. Toboggan Run Quest

Location: Peninsula, , Summit County, Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Virginia Kendall, Kendall Lake

Duration: 50 minutes

Special Features:

  • Cultural
  • Historical
  • Recreational

Walking Surface: Unimproved Trail

Physical Difficulty: Easy

Special Considerations: Inclines. May be muddy.

Optional Gear: Walking shoes and insect repellent.

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15. A Quest for a Quarry or Two

Location: Peninsula, , Summit County, Deep Lock Quarry Metro Park

Duration: 50 minutes

Special Features:

  • Cultural
  • Historical
  • Recreational

Walking Surface: Variable Trail

Physical Difficulty: Moderate

Special Considerations: Rocky. Includes inclines. May be slippery. New box location in 2017.

Optional Gear: Walking shoes, insect repellent, and drinking water.

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16. Considering Climate Change Quest

Location: Peninsula, , Summit County, Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Hunt House

Duration: 1 hour, 10 minutes

Special Features:

  • Cultural
  • Natural

Walking Surface: Hardened Trail

Physical Difficulty: Easy

Special Considerations: Wheelchair accessible, but may need help reaching box.

Optional Gear: Walking shoes, insect repellent, hat or sunglasses, binoculars, and camera.

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17. Beaver Marsh Quest

Location: Peninsula, , Summit County, Cuyahoga Valley National Park , Beaver Marsh

Duration: 1 hour

Special Features:

  • Natural
  • Recreational

Walking Surface: Hardened Trail

Physical Difficulty: Easy

Special Considerations: Wheelchair accessible. New box location in 2019.

Optional Gear: Walking shoes, insect repellent, binoculars, and camera.

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18. Letters of Nature Quest

Location: Akron, , Summit County, F. A. Seiberling Nature Realm

Duration: 45 minutes

Special Features:

  • Natural
  • Recreational

Walking Surface: Brick walkways. Paved trails.

Physical Difficulty: Easy

Special Considerations: For young children. Wheelchair accessible.

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19. Designing the Landscape Quest

Location: Akron, , Summit County, Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens

Duration: 1 hour

Special Features:

  • Historical

Walking Surface: Paved or Hardened Walkways. Lawn.

Physical Difficulty: Moderate

Special Considerations: Admission Fee. Special Hours. Uneven stairs. Slippery when wet.

Optional Gear: Walking shoes, camera, hat, and money for shopping/food.

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20. I Spy at the Manor Quest

Location: Akron, , Summit County, Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens

Duration: 45 minutes

Special Features:

  • Historical

Walking Surface: Paved or hardened walkways

Physical Difficulty: Easy

Special Considerations: Admission fee. Special hours. Includes stairs.

Optional Gear: Walking shoes, camera, and money for shopping/food.

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21. Seiberlings at Play Quest

Location: Akron, , Summit County, Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens

Duration: 55 minutes

Special Features:

  • Historical
  • Recreational

Walking Surface: Paved or hardened walkways. Lawn.

Physical Difficulty: Moderate

Special Considerations: Admission Fee. Special Hours. Uneven Stairs. Slippery when wet.

Optional Gear: Walking shoes, camera, hat, and money for shopping/food.

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22. Mustill Store Quest

Location: Akron, , Summit County, Cascade Locks Park, Mustill Store

Duration: 35 minutes

Special Features:

  • Historical

Walking Surface: Pavement

Physical Difficulty: Easy

Special Considerations: Wheelchair accessible. Special hours.

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23. The Rise of Akron Quest

Location: Akron, , Summit County, Cascade Locks Park

Duration: 40 minutes

Special Features:

  • Historical

Walking Surface: Pavement. Brick.

Physical Difficulty: Easy

Special Considerations: Stairs

Optional Gear: Hat and sunscreen.

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24. Questing the Cascade Locks

Location: Akron, , Summit County, Cascade Locks Park

Duration: 40 minutes

Special Features:

  • Historical

Walking Surface: Pavement. Brick.

Physical Difficulty: Easy

Special Considerations: Stairs/alternate routes available. Grade might be steep for some wheelchairs.

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25. Glendale Cemetery Quest

Location: Akron, , Summit County, Glendale Cemetery

Duration: 50 minutes

Special Features:

  • Cultural
  • Historical

Walking Surface: Pavement. Lawn.

Physical Difficulty: Easy

Special Considerations: Includes inclines.

Optional Gear: Walking shoes.

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26. Welcome to Magic City Quest

Location: Barberton, , Summit County, Lake Anna Park

Duration: 1 hour, 10 minutes

Special Features:

  • Cultural
  • Historical

Walking Surface: Pavement. Lawn in two spots.

Physical Difficulty: Easy

Special Considerations: Wheelchair accessible except when conditions are very wet.

Optional Gear: Walking shoes and money for shopping/food.

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27. A Canal Mule’s Quest

Location: Canal Fulton, , Stark County, St. Helena Heritage Park

Duration: 1 hour

Special Features:

  • Cultural
  • Historical
  • Recreational

Walking Surface: Hardened Trail

Physical Difficulty: Easy

Special Considerations: Wheelchair accessible. New box location in 2014.

Optional Gear: Walking shoes, drinking water, insect repellent, and money for shopping/food.

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28. Historic Canal Fulton Quest

Location: Canal Fulton, , Stark County, St. Helena Heritage Park

Duration: 30 minutes

Special Features:

  • Cultural
  • Historical

Walking Surface: Pavement

Physical Difficulty: Easy

Special Considerations: Wheelchair accessible. Changes coming in 2019.

Optional Gear: Money for shopping/food.

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29. Exploration Gateway Quest

Location: Canton, , Stark County, Stark Parks, Sippo Lake Park

Duration: 40 minutes

Special Features:

  • Cultural
  • Historical
  • Natural
  • Recreational

Walking Surface: Pavement. Unimproved Trail.

Physical Difficulty: Easy

Special Considerations: Wheelchair accessible, except when conditions are very wet. Special hours. Best enjoyed when Visitor Center is open.

Optional Gear: Money for shopping at Visitor Center.

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30. Growing Up in Zoar Quest

Location: Zoar, , Tuscarawas County, Historic Zoar Village

Duration: 40 minutes

Special Features:

  • Cultural
  • Historical

Walking Surface: Pavement. Variable Trail.

Physical Difficulty: Easy

Special Considerations: Includes hill and stairs. Best enjoyed when Visitor Center is open.

Optional Gear: Money for shopping/food, and camera.

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