If you're looking for a change of scenery for the weekend, you've come to the right place.
Strouds Run State Park:
Athens, Ohio is home to a university that is renowned for its party scene. All of those activities are generally confined to the boundaries of campus and most of college student oriented activities are located within walking distance of Court Street, the epicenter for most evening activities. But for those students that have experienced the excitement of a night on the town and are looking for a change of pace or scenery, Strouds Run is a perfect 15 minute get away from campus.
Strouds Run encompasses 2,700 acres of hardwood forests and Dow Lake. In its entirety, Strouds Run offers a wide array of activities. Activities at Strouds Run include hiking/biking trails, fishing, hunting, camping, and a community beach. Escaping to Strouds Run is easy, being located only 2 miles from campus makes for a fun, close experience in nature.
With school and the other business in life, sometimes it's hard to find ways or reasons to get outside. But if you’re looking to explore Athens or try something new, you came to the right place. Athens County has numerous recreational activities out there for you to try. Whether you're looking to hike, try something new, or just relax while enjoying the outdoors, Athens has something for you. This page will help you get the ball rolling with possible places and ideas.
Seeking off Court activities? College student that has grown tired of the bar scene? Want to explore the infamous natural wonders Athens is known for, but don't necessarily categorize yourself as an "outdoorsy" person or an Ohio hiking trails professional? Simply interested in a new adventure? This modern app list will prepare you for your venture like a pro, without all the archaic tools a real trail-blazer would traditionally bring and know how to use properly (paper maps, compass, etc.).