Thursday, October 10, 2019


 October Second Sunday Hike

“Fall colors in the forest should be here for our October 13th 2nd Sunday hike. Meet a 2:00 PM in the Morehead Methodist Church parking lot to carpool to the trailhead, or meet at the Eagle Lake Dam about 2:15 PM. We will hike the Sheltowee Trace, Eagle Lake trail, Fern Valley Trail and more in search of adventure.  Allow about 2 hours for this woodland hike. Bug repellant is recommended. This hike is sponsored by Sustainable Morehead, Daniel Boone Rails to Trails, and Friends of Rodburn Hollow Park.

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

 
 September Second Sunday Hike

“Please join Sustainable MOREHEAD, Daniel Boone Rails to Trails and Friends of Rodburn Hollow Park for our Second Sunday Hike September 8, 2019. Meet at the Methodist Church Parking lot at 2:00 PM to carpool to the trail head. Or meet at the MOREHEAD Visitor’s center (old train depot) on 1st Street at 2:15 PM.
We will be hiking the MOREHEAD Downtown Walking Trail. This is a 2.5 mile signed and marked sidewalk loop trail. All levels of mobility are invited to join in and see MOREHEAD.

Monday, August 5, 2019

“Please join Sustainable Morehead, Daniel Boone Rails to Trails, and Friends of Rodburn Hollow Park, Sunday, August 11, at 2:00PM, for our Seconday Hike. Meet at the Morehead Methodist Church parking lot to carpool to the trailhead. We will do an out and back hike along the shore of Cave Run Lake on the ever popular Stoney Cove Trail, or meet at the trailhead kiosk at 2:30 PM.
Allow about 2 hours for this easy, kid friendly outing.”

Monday, July 1, 2019

2nd Sunday Hike for July 2019
July's second Sunday hike will be to Limestone Point, Rowan County’s highest point and the best view in the area.  Meet at the Morehead Methodist Church parking lot at 2:00 on July 14 to carpool to the trailhead.  Remember sunscreen, insect repellent, and water.  It’s sunny, buggy and hot out there.  Allow about two hours for this out and back hiking adventure.”

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

2nd Sunday Hike on Mother's Day! Meet at the Morehead Methodist Church at 2 p.m. or at the trail head at 2:15 p.m. and the hike will be at Eagle Lake's Fern Valley. All Mother's will be special guests! Rain within the hour of the hike cancels the hike. #more2morehead #fernvalley #eaglelake #2ndsundayhike

Monday, April 1, 2019

Sustainable Morehead,Daniel Boone Rails to Trails, and Friends of Rodburn Hollow Park would like to invite you to our Second Sunday Hike for April. Meet at Morehead Methodist Church parking lot on Sunday, April 14th, 2019 at 2pm. We will carpool to the Forest Service Visitor's Center, located on Highway 801. Or you can meet us there about 2;20pm. We will hike the new Sheltowee Trace reroute along the shores of Cave Run Lake and across the dam. Allow about 2 hours for the hike. Bring your friends and family. Take lots of photos and create happy memories. All are welcome. You won't be disappointed. Happy trails.

Two other items:
( I left off the time for two events. ) 
1. Rodburn Hollow Clean -up Day - April 6th - the time will be 10am until 2pm. 
2. Rowan County Arbor Day Celebration at Rodburn Hollow Park on April 27th will be from 1pm until 3pm.  

Sunday, March 31, 2019

New Opportunities - We have several events coming up soon.  Please write these on your calendar.
1. April 6th - Clean up day and Membership Drive at Rodburn Hollow Park.  Come help prepare out gem of a park for spring .  Bring a picnic lunch and your friends and family.  Help awhile, play awhile, take a hike and look for signs of spring in our lovely park.  We will begin at 10am or you can drop in when you have some time.
2. April 12th - Triplet Creek Clean-Up.  11 am until 4pm.  Come work an hour or stay all day. We know you are busy and we appreciate any time you can donate to help.  We will be cleaning up the area over near City Park by the Memorial Tree Walk ( the site of our new tree planting to combat climate change , beautify our city, celebrate Arbor Day)
3. April 16th - Tree Planting Along Triplet -  Trees provide us with so many benefits from oxygen, shade, fruits, nuts, beauty, wood, etc... Let's plant some trees.  Come help plant trees along the creek near the Memorial Tree Walk.  Check Sustainable Morehead's Facebook page for details.  Tree planting is very sustainable. 
3. April 27th - Rowan County Arbor Day Celebration-  The Morehead Tree Board is sponsoring a celebration of Arbor Day at Rodburn Hollow Park.  Rex Mann ( a TED Talk Speaker) will be discussing the revitalization of the American Chestnut, a majestic tree that once thrived in our region and was an important part of the economy.  The American Chestnut was about destroyed by a disease but , thanks to the hard work of many scientists, might make a come-back.  Everyone loves an underdog story.  Come hear this dynamic speaker tell us the story of the American Chestnut, help plant some trees, and play in the park.  Bring your friends and family.  It will be a memorable day.