Storybook Trails, a project created by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources and first lady DeWine is an expanding project, creating new trails in communities and state parks around the state. Southside already has several! They are free and open to the public. Each trail is lined with kiosks that each share a page in a story. Follow the trail to read the whole book! Here is our list of Storybook Trails and for the complete list, go to https://ohiodnr.gov/wps/portal/gov/odnr/go-and-do/family-friendly/storybook-trails
Bicentennial Woods Trail is lined with a story walk maintained by Hudson Community Education & Recreation in partnership with Friends of Hudson Parks. Stories and field guides are posted at this location. Hudson Community Education & Recreation (HCER)
Veterans Way Trail is lined with a beautiful Story Walk sponsored by Hudson Community Education & Recreation in partnership with the Friends of Hudson Parks. Stories are often have a theme that relates to our younger community members. Hudson Community Education & Recreation (HCER)
As you walk along the paved trail, you will see sign posts and platforms through the woods. This series of platforms holds the pages of a children’s picture book that families can read as they stroll along the trail. Medina County Park District
We tell the story of the Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle. This trail ends at the City’s butterfly garden located in Highbridge Glens Park.
Brimfield Township Parks and Recreation
A 0.25 mi loop storybook trail located near a pavilion, basketball court, and baseball field. 3rd grade reading level, natural surface (not paved).
Pages come alive at the Storybook Trail at Wingfoot Lake State Park! This half-mile, paved loop trail features lake views and a little bridge overlooking Lilly pad covered waters. It can be found just beyond the playground, across from the park office.
The Wayne Co. Public Library StoryWalk is located at Kinney Park, Wooster. It begins near the parking lots south of the soccer fields, on Burbank Road. Stories are for families with kids ages 2 to 12. Everyone is welcome!
Hike in one direction and follow an original story about Anna the garter snake and Claude the painted turtle. Hike in the opposite direction and learn about local wildlife with video features. A Wildlife Center with live animals is included in the route.