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Clear Creek Metro Park

185 Clear Creek Road
Rockbridge, Ohio 43149
Phone: 740-385-1834
Overview
The beauty of the Clear Creek valley comes from the overlap of geologic and climate zones. Here the prairies of the west meet the Appalachian forests of the east. Canadian hemlocks pushed south by glaciers meet southern species such as rhododendron.

Hiking Trails: Rim Trail - 2 miles, Gorge Trail - 3/4 miles

Wheelchair Accessible: No

Pets Allowed: Yes

Waterfalls: No

Shelter House: No

Picnic Tables: 10+

Restrooms: No

Swimming: No

Fishing: Yes

Location Map

Calendar of Events
Fly Fishing Beyond the Basics
Sat Jul 22

1:00 pm.

Wade in Clear Creek and see if you can catch fish with a fly rod. Basic knowledge of fly fishing or attendance at the June 17th program is required.

Meeting Place is Fern Parking Lot

Fern Parking Lot

22937 Co. Rd. 116 (Clear Creek Rd.)

Rockbridge, OH 43149

Ages 8-17, Adults, Seniors.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Clear Creek Metro Park, Phone: 740-969-9001

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Special Interest, Wildlife,
What Mushrooms Do
Tue Jul 25

10:00 am.

Join us for a 1-mile mushroom identification walk and learn about the importance of fungi.

Meeting Place is Thomas-Mathias Parking Lot

Thomas-Mathias Parking Lot

24950 Co. Rd. 116 (Clear Creek Rd.)

Rockbridge, OH 43149

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Clear Creek Metro Park, Phone: 740-969-9001

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Special Interest, Wildlife,
Trail Side Yoga
Sat Jul 29

8:30 am.

Take a 2-mile back-country hike and practice some simple yoga postures and breath awareness along the way.

Please bring water as we do not have drinking water available at the park. You may wish to bring or wear sunscreen, insect repellent or whatever you may need for your comfort in the summer forest. We will not use yoga mats for this program.

Meeting Place is Park Office

Park Office

185 Clear Creek Road

Rockbridge, OH 43149

Age Range - Adults and Seniors.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Clear Creek Metro Park, Phone: 740-969-9001

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Special Interest, Wildlife,
METRO FIVE-0: Level 4 Hike and Canoe
Fri Aug 18

Call for times.

Take a 1-mile back country hike and paddle a canoe around Lake Emily.

Age 50 and older.

Meeting Place: Park Office, 185 Clear Creek Road, Rockbridge, OH 43149

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Clear Creek Metro Park, Phone: 740-969-9001

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Special Interest, Wildlife,
Moth Night
Sat Aug 26

8:30 pm.

Learn about some of the insects worlds most mysterious and diverse members. We will use bait and lights to attract these nocturnal beauties. Flashlights are recommended. Please bring drinking water.

Meeting Place is Barnebey-Hambleton Picnic Area

Barnebey-Hambleton Picnic Area

Clear Creek Road

Lancaster, OH 43130

All Ages.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Clear Creek Metro Park, Phone: 740-969-9001

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Special Interest, Wildlife,
Live Streaming
Sat Sep 9

2:00 pm.

Wade in Clear Creek to learn about the variety of fish and insects that live in the creek and why the creek is such a diverse habitat.

Be prepared to get your feet wet. Closed-toe shoes or boots are required. Children must be accompanied by an adult in order to get in the creek. Ages 5 and up.

Meeting Place is Park Office

Park Office

185 Clear Creek Road

Rockbridge, OH 43149

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Clear Creek Metro Park, Phone: 740-969-9001

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Special Interest, Wildlife,
METRO FIVE-0: Level 4 Backcountry Pond Study
Wed Sep 20

10:00 am

Take a rugged 4-mile hike and see what lives in a remote pond. Please be prepared to hike over hilly and uneven terrain. Please bring drinking water.

Age 50 and older.

Meeting Place: Park Office, 185 Clear Creek Road, Rockbridge, OH 43149

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Clear Creek Metro Park, Phone: 740-969-9001

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Special Interest, Wildlife,
Half the Trails in a Day
Sat Sep 30

9:30 am. Adults and Seniors.

We will hike 7-miles on the trails and see a variety of habitats along the way. Hikers who complete this hike and the October 28th hike will have hiked all the trails at Clear Creek. Please bring drinking water. Parts of this hike will be hilly and rugged.

Meeting Place is Barnebey-Hambleton Picnic Area

Barnebey-Hambleton Picnic Area

Clear Creek Road

Lancaster, OH 43130

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Clear Creek Metro Park, Phone: 740-969-9001

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Special Interest, Wildlife,
Website: www.hockinghills.com/clear_creek.html
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