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Glacial Grooves State Memorial

739 Division St, Kelleys Island, OH 43438
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Very interesting geological site

We visited the glacial grooves around dusk on a Saturday evening and there was no one there but my... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Akron, OH
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Cool to see for a minute

This stop is in need of some rehabbing! It is cool to see the grooves and walk around the path... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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739 Division St, Kelleys Island, OH 43438
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the glacial grooves around dusk on a Saturday evening and there was no one there but my husband and I. It was so cool to be able to see this site while it was quiet and getting dark. A little eerie especially while...More

Thank chellene
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This stop is in need of some rehabbing! It is cool to see the grooves and walk around the path, but there is not much in the way of attraction here. Signs need to be refreshed - in fact - it all needs to be...More

Thank Ohicemaker
Reviewed 15 September 2017

which my husband constantly reminds me.... Twice a year every year for twenty years, he feels is a bit much.... But it's a must take place for visitors who've not been there. So, we keep going back. Well, for me, it remains stunning. Every single...More

Thank IrishRover777
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Most visitors to Kelley's Island are sure to visit the Glacial Grooves. This national natural landmark is located on the north side of Kelleys Island and it is best to get there by bike, car or golf cart. The grooves were carved by ice sheets...More

Thank Lorrie C
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Absolutely stunning example of the power of ice against rock. A must see for any geology buffs or rock hounds. There are so few examples of this feature left, and Ohio is truly blessed to have one. It is free to visit, however, it is...More

Thank Louis I
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Glacial grooves in the bedrock pretty awesome very nice information signage and walkway. This is natural history at its best. Wisconsin glacial period left giant grooves in the bed rock exposed during a quarry operation. Very nicely preserved and present it for the public.

Thank hoosierbirder
Reviewed 1 September 2017

If youre on the island, this is a must see. Get a golf cart and take a short ride across the island to see this awesome place

Thank kkpiercy
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

This state run free park only takes 15 minutes to get around. 30 min if you really want to spend time. But one should not come to Kelly island without going here and if you are interested in geology it is good to come here...More

Thank sharronc413
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Definitely worth seeing, as it is free, open to the public and generally pretty inoffensive, Signs explain how they got here and will probably enthrall anyone who is not familiar with basic geology. Once you have seen them, however, there is generally not a huge...More

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Wow! You don't see something like this everyday. Even if you don't like geology, it's worth seeing once

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