Originally Posted by Tendertoe
If we do Zaleski, you may be able to park on the forest road and walk the 100 feet or so to the camps?
Don't know how mobile you are nor if the above is possible. I have heard of folks parking on the forest roads for the night.
I'm in for any of the weekends in August.
Originally Posted by thexuprising
Zaleskis good, nice, farmiliar, multiple hiking options. The buckeye trail sounds cool too.
Wilecoyote, sounds like you'd fit in, haha. The area tendertoe is talking about is about 1/2 past the 2nd camp (camp D) its a short hike but all up hill. I don't know what shape you're in but if you're up for that I'd be more than happy to help carry your gear and take our time up. I have spoke with the forest ranger at zaleski and he said they're fine with you parking along the forest roads so long you're out of the way and leave a not in your car explaining your plan.
What about mohican? I hear the "back country" sites are along the trail with parking areas also fairly close. There are pictures of the sites on www.backpackohio.com
OK, if the ranger said "It's OK" it may well be;
BUT, when at "Z" last time I was told by a local "Do NOT park at or near the water service road under any circumstances! I was towed about 30 minutes after parking there and I WAS OUT OF THE WAY!!!"
I looked, there are (Were) no "NO PARKING" signs where he got the ticket. IF you must be that close, I'd hitch or have a fellow hiker drop me off.
I'm just sayin!!
Wife just told me I can go, so I'll be there.