Winter Days Festival returns to Vermilion River Reservation

A family oriented Winter Days Festival is 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 25 at Vermilion River Reservation at 51211 North Ridge Road near Vermilion. Get ready with layers of warm clothes and socks, boots, coats, hats and fuzzy mittens! The free event features a sled dog meet and greet at Shelter #1; Fireside cooking demonstrations at the Carriage Barn; horse-drawn sleigh rides, free with … Continue reading Winter Days Festival returns to Vermilion River Reservation

Family friendly Adventure Fest beacons to Vermilion River Reservation

Pack up the gang and head out for a road trip with a water-themed nature destination. The Adventure Fest is 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 18 at Vermilion River Reservation of Lorain County Metro Parks at 51211 North Ridge Road near Vermilion. Main activities include a sled dog meet and greet, a rock wall, “Little Green Choo” rides, a paddling pool, games, disc golf, … Continue reading Family friendly Adventure Fest beacons to Vermilion River Reservation

Get tips on Great Lakes fly fishing in Vermilion

Author Jerry Darkes offers tips and tricks for tying flies for steelhead trout fishing in a series of three workshops at the Carriage Barn at Vermilion River Reservation of Lorain County Metro Parks at 51211 North Ridge Road in Vermilion. Darkes has plied the waters for more than 40 years. Come willing to learn, and bring a fish story to swap. * Session one: 6-8 … Continue reading Get tips on Great Lakes fly fishing in Vermilion

Sledding extravaganza at a metro park

Bring friends and your own sled and take sledding to the next social level 1-4 p.m. Dec. 27 at Bacon Woods sledding hill at Vermilion River Reservation. Free hot chocolate will be in a concessions area along with a crackling campfire. Vermilion River Reservation is at 51211 North Ridge Road, Vermilion. For information call 440-967-7310. Photo: Metro Creative Connection Continue reading Sledding extravaganza at a metro park