By Ed Richter The Journal-News Vistors to Miami Woods Park in Hamilton will notice a number of trail improvements this year thanks to a new partnership. This week, MetroParks of Butler County announced a partnership with the Hamilton Parks Conservancy to improve the walking trails at the 101-acre park located at 450 New London Road. Steve Timmer, director of the nonprofit Hamilton Parks Conservancy, said he reached out to Jonathan Granville, MetroParks executive director, to develop a partnership using MetroParks’ expertise in building, re-building and maintaining trails. “They’re the experts on trail building,” Timmer said. “There used to be walking trails in the woods but they need re-buil
Even when the weather's too cold to work outside, our crews are busy getting your parks ready for the summer. We've begun the very large task of assembling 56 new picnic tables. Some of them will go into the new shelters at Millikin Woods and Crawford Woods, and the rest will be scattered throughout the Hamilton Parks system. Some of the table are ADA compliant, and at least eight of our shelters will have two of those, making our parks accessible for all.