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Kenton Co. Parks and Recreation to sponsor two events for Great Outdoor Weekend Sept. 24-25

In celebration of Great Outdoor Weekend September 24-25, Kenton County Parks and Recreation is partnering with several agencies to host two free events to encourage you to come outside and play. Great Outdoor Weekend is presented by Green Umbrella.

September 24: Maintain the Terrain at Doe Run Lake, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Doe Run Lake, 1501 Bullock Pen Road in Covington

(Photo from Kenton County Parks and Recreation)

Residents are invited to paddle the lake or hike the trails. Bring your kayak or hiking shoes and enjoy the park all while preserving nature. Garbage bags, gloves and waste removal tools will be provided. Need community service hours? County officials will be available sign any paperwork. Volunteers should meet in the parking area near the boat launch. The event is co-sponsored by Banklick Watershed Council, Sportsman’s Warehouse, Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission (ORSANCO) and FORE.

Registration to participate is not required. Volunteers may register online by September 23.

September 24: Create and Connect 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Lincoln Ridge Park, Shelter House #3, 420 Independence Station Road in Independence.

Create crafts and connect with nature and each other during a guided hike with scavenger hunts. Bring a water bottle; snacks are provided. Co-sponsored by Kenton County Public Library.

Register by September 23 at kentonlibrary.bibliocommons.com.

Events are for all ages. There is no cost, but Kenton County Parks & Recreation collects donations of non-perishable food and personal care items for Be Concerned.

For more information, please contact Rhonda Ritzi at Rhonda.Ritzi@KentonCounty.org or by phone at 859-525-PLAY (7529).

Great Outdoor Weekend is Greater Cincinnati’s annual outdoor events sampler, presented by Green Umbrella. Explore our region’s man parks and trails, and choose from over 100 outdoor activities hosted by dozens or organizations — all free and open to the public. Find your adventure here.

Kenton County Parks and Recreation

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  1. Ro b ert rice says:

    Why in the he’ll would I clean up doe roe when I can’t have a darn boat in my yard county ordinince

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