Miami Group Picnic update!

Miami Group’s annual picnic on Sunday, Aug. 11.

         Join us at the Izaak Walton League Lodge, 544 Branch Hill Loveland Rd., Loveland, OH 45140, along the Little Miami River and Bike Trail near Loveland, OH.        2012_0720AB

Noon – 4:00:  Put your food in the refrigerator or cooler and . . .         

  • Short Paddle.  Bring own boat or rent one at Loveland Canoe Livery.  (Paddle Sports students welcome.)  Need life jackets. RSVP with Sandy Woods, 513-731-9808
  • Bike with Elizabeth Durrell (513-481-1926)
  • Hike, bike or paddle on your own.
  • Fish at the fishing hole nearby.
  • Playground with slides, equipment to climb, and a sand box with toys.
  •  Horseshoes, Volleyball, Badminton, Lawn ***** & corn hole
  • Visit and watch the river float by

4:00:  Join us for the potluck picnic


  • Bring something to share — appetizer, salad, vegetable, something to grill or a dessert — and your drink. 
  • We have a hot grill, plates, plasticware, cups, napkins and water.
  • After the picnic we’ll be treated to live music.

         For more information about the picnic, information on the earlier biking and paddling outings, and to RSVP,  contact Elizabeth Durrell at 513-481-1926,  or at  Karen Nagel at 513-542-5259.



  • From I-275 East take exit 62 towards Loveland/Indian Hill.
  • Turn onto Loveland Madeira Rd. (towards Loveland)
  • Turn right onto Hopewell Rd. (at the light) which becomes Bridge St. and, after a curve to the left, becomes Branch Hill Guinea rd. (about ½ mile total.)
  • Take the 1st left onto Branch Hill Loveland Rd./CR 19 If you reach Branch Hill Miamiville Rd., you’ve gone too far.
  • After a mile on Branch Hill Loveland Rd., turn left at the large yellow and green sign for Izaak Walton League.  (Be Careful – You will immediately cross the bike trail!)