About 250 acres of restored wetlands attract most of the attention at Glacier Ridge Metro Park, a beautiful landscape with big sky and plenty of birds. Yet the fields and forests in the Plain City preserve also deserve a look.

About 250 acres of restored wetlands attract most of the attention at Glacier Ridge Metro Park, a beautiful landscape with big sky and plenty of birds. Yet the fields and forests in the Plain City preserve also deserve a look.

Man and canine will be welcome to see for themselves during a 2.5-mile hike Thursday night, when the summer heat will subside and the air will come alive with the season's glorious evening sounds.

Meet at the bulletin board by the picnic shelter. Dogs must be on a leash no longer than six feet.