The Portage Trail Walkers will hike at the Holden Arboretum in Mentor at 10 a.m. Saturday, the peak time for domestics and azalea rhododendrons.
To reach the start of the hike, travel S.R. 43 north to S.R. 306 in Aurora. Turn right (east) on S.R. 6 and go 1.6 miles. Then turn left (north) on Sperry Road for 2.8 miles to the Visitor Center (follow the signs).
The walk is packed gravel paths among flowers. The three-mile forest path is rigorous hills. Mileage depends on the individual. The entry fee is $4 for adults and $3 for senior citizens.