On our way home from Indianapolis we decided to stop at a couple parks. The first one was Englewood which was a part of the Five Rivers Metroparks. The area was pretty flooded, but it was still beautiful with plenty of paths to walk on.
After cooling our feet off in the water we found a path that ran along the river.
Eventually we came to a spot that was flooded so we could not continue. We went back to the paved path and found a bridge.
The view from the bridge revealed a creek streaming over beautiful formations of rock. Naturally, we went down to explore.
Soon after this discovery we left. As we drove out we got a better idea of how big the park actually was; you could spend a whole day there exploring, if not more.
Next stop: Buck Creek State Park. And we found a beach!
We drove over to another area of the park to finish our subway for dinner and found a clearing that led to a disk golf course.
We ended up along the reservoir and found another path.
At a higher elevation along this path there were cabins. I think this would be a really fun place to rent a cabin and do some camping. Also on this path I had a little scare – I heard a commotion behind me so I turn around and here are two people on horseback trotting at a pretty brisk pace right toward Reno and me. Apparently, they accidentally went off the bridle trail. It was pretty funny.
At this point it was starting to get a little dark and we were still about two hours away from home, so we made our way back to the car and continued the trek back to Parma.