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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: 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: 5027 Stow Road, Stow, OH
A Stow city park, Silver Springs offers activities a-plenty, starting with hiking and biking on two distinct trails: the flat, crushed limestone surface of Summit County's bike/hike trai...
Location: Mayfield Road at Murray Hill, Cleveland, OH
The very trendy, friendly neighborhood known as Cleveland's Little Italy indeed maintains a European air.
The area is more than a row of boutique-style shops along Mayfield Road. Visitors go t...
Location: Bellus and State Roads, Hinckley, OH
Something of an anomaly - a Cleveland Metroparks property situated inside Medina County - Hinckley Reservation draws buzzards as well as human park visitors.
In what may be Cleveland's...
Location: Whittlesey Way, off East 49th Street, Cleveland, OH
The Ohio & Erie Canal was once a busy, 309-mile-long transportation corridor. CanalWay Visitor Center now stands there, in the busy industrial corridor of Cleveland, celebrating the complicated...
Location: Canal Road, Cleveland, OH
Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP) sprawls over 33,000 acres along the banks of the Cuyahoga River, providing families with myriad opportunities for outdoor fun.
The Towpath Trail...
Location: 6700-8000 W. Memorial Shoreway, Cleveland, OH
A 900-foot swimming beach and several dandy trails make the Edgewater Park portion of this Ohio State Park a great asset to Cleveland.
Situated between downtown Cleveland and th...
Location: Intersection of Wolf and Cahoon Roads, Bay Village, OH
Cahoon Memorial Park is a 116-acre gem of park featuring the Play N' Bay playground, tennis courts, basketball courts, baseball and soccer fields, and sand volleyball courts. Cahoon Memoria...
Location: 3486 Riverview Road, Akron, OH
Location: 8610 Mentor Road, Kirtland Hills, Mentor, OH
The historical village and 450-acre Shadybrook Farm and educational programs arranged by the Lake County Historical Society that comprises the Lake County History Center serves as a sett...
Location: 408-820 St. Clair, Cleveland, OH