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Address: Sheffield, OH
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+1 216-949-5200
10:00 - 16:30
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These woods provide great birdwatching both night and day.

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Good Trails

The Lorain County Metroparks generally has good nature reservations for hiking. Me personally, I am not a fan of hiking. Anyway, the place itself is well-maintained, with the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 January 2017
North Ridgeville, Ohio
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North Ridgeville, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017

The Lorain County Metroparks generally has good nature reservations for hiking. Me personally, I am not a fan of hiking. Anyway, the place itself is well-maintained, with the trails being well laid-out and kept clean. Parking is abundant, so finding spots isn't that difficult. Overall, give this one a try, if you are in to that sort of thing.

Thank arjuny1210
North Carolina Mountains, North Carolina
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228 reviews
141 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2015

The nature center at French Creek Reservation is okay if you've never visited one before to see the usual array of stuffed animals and turtles and fish in tanks. What's really great about this park are the winding trails that cross over the creek several times - you could almost get lost and not see anyone else. In fact, if... More 

Thank Gryfudd
Cleveland, Ohio
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149 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015 via mobile

So many options are offered at this great park. The trails are paved, with either fine gravel or pavement. The scenery is lovely with streams, bridges, and trees. There is a play area for children, a visitors center with lots to explore. Plays and musicals are offered, classes, and an indoor children's play area. Probably a lot more than we... More 

1 Thank Gina44011
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40 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2014

the beautiful scenery back here makes for a very relaxing walk through the park whether it be alone or with your spouse.

Thank loraincountysfinest
Sheffield, Ohio
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19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2014

French Creek is a nice park with trails through woods. It also has a visitor center near one entrance, and a play area for kids near the other. It's a good place to go to take a relaxing walk & enjoy nature.

Thank Ann E
Avon Lake, Ohio
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2013

Good long trails with plenty of variety. If you have dogs (or don't) you can get some good long walks in. Good parking and easy to find - we prefer the access off French Creek Road.

Thank Paul W
Lorain, Ohio, United States
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52 reviews
14 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2012 via mobile

This is a excellent place to go and walk but as time goes on there are more and more people being attacked and robbed and not to mention all the drug activity that I have seen going on here. There are people on the trails who are visibly on drugs and on occasion I have seen used needles lying on... More 

Thank Amber W
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249 reviews
151 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2012

We were coming from another local park so we didn't explore the trails here, but we stopped for an hour or so to enjoy the nature center. It was very large with a couple of different stages and a classroom that has really impressive aquariums on both sides. There was also an information desk and a gift shop. There were... More 

Thank LexiV
Cleveland, Ohio
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66 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2012

A large portion of this reservation is devoted to a drama stage and drama program. It lacks the animal exhibits for the size it is. They do have outdoor and indoor nature programs.

Thank garrymoh
Elyria, Ohio
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27 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2011

Lots to look at, family oriented. LCMP has lots to offer the community and families.

Thank KittyWhite74

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