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Blogs & Sites
Location: 2600 South Park Boulevard, Cleveland, OH
The Nature Center at Shaker Lakes is an unusually tranquil space in the midst of an otherwise developed city - and city-dwellers apparently appreciate the land as much as other creatures...
Location: 24000 Valley Parkway, Rocky River Reservation, North Olmsted, OH
The Nature Center at Rocky River Reservation is one of our favorite places! Inside, children can get up close to Dunkleosteous, the "terrible fish" (a prehistoric, nightmarish version of...
Location: Enter from SR 91, about one mile north of 422, Solon, OH
A rocky ravine, gentle rapids, and a bit of a mystery await visitors to Cleveland Metroparks' South Chagrin Reservation.
"Squaw Rock" provides the mystery: images Henry Church carved i...
Location: 11350 Broadway Avenue, Cleveland, OH
Garfield Park Reservation, a Cleveland Metroparks property, boasts plenty of options for active families. The park has paved trails for strollers, bikers, and in-line skaters, picnic shelters, ...
Location: 1995 West 25th Street, Ohio City, Cleveland, OH
An Ohio City landmark since 1912, the West Side Market is the largest indoor/outdoor market in the country, with 180 booths of the freshest meats, dairy, produce, bakery, cut flowers, ethnic fo...
Location: 28728 Wolf Road, Bay Village, OH
Lake Erie Nature & Science Center provides wildlife exhibits and rehabilitation, planetarium, and education programs.
Visitors can study a variety of (live) small mammals, fish, and am...
Location: 11030 East Boulevard, Cleveland, OH
Serious green-thumb types might prefer to visit the Cleveland Botanical Garden sans children, to make the most of all that the expansive, historic center offers horticulturists. But kids are mo...
Location: Shaker Square, Cleveland, OH
Location: 294 Pearl Road, Brunswick, OH
A year round attraction thanks to a family-friendly restaurant and bakery, Mapleside is at its most fun in the fall, when a corn maze is in operation, and families can pick apples and pu...
Location: 14532 Lake Avenue, Lakewood, OH
Lakewood's largest park provides a wide variety of activity options. Top of mind for families are the fun Kids Cove playground, picnic areas, and an outdoor pool including a zero-depth entry children'...
Location: 7967 Mentor Avenue, Mentor, OH
This 65-acre park features a Community Recreation Center with barrier-free access, an outdoor pool with a drop water slide, an All People's Playground, baseball diamonds, soccer fields, lighted...
Location: 9465 Kinsman Road (Route 87), Novelty, OH
The West Woods - a stunning gem of a park property - features a large nature center staffed by bright and kind Geauga Park District personnel and volunteers who are happy to answer kids'...