Enjoy the challenging trails, scenic streams and sprawling forest of Bedford...
Big Creek Reservation serves primarily as an urban greenway, which winds along Big...
Brecksville Reservation, the largest of the 18 Cleveland Metroparks reservations...
From beaches to boat ramps, fitness trails to fishing piers, Lakefront Reservation...
Explore a portion of the historic 309-mile Ohio & Erie canal. Scenic beauty and...
Long and narrow, this reservation follows the winding course of the Rocky River...
Explore one of the most biologically diverse reservations in Cleveland Metroparks...
Home to a nine-hole golf course, two historic memorials and several athletic...
This historic location provides amazing views of Cleveland.
Heritage Park, along the banks of the Cuyahoga river, is home to the historic...
The largest remaining glacial wetland in Cuyahoga County, Lake Abram makes up...
This birding hotspot was once a “kettle lake” sculpted by glaciers during the...
Powered by the water of Rocky River, this gristmill provided grist milling...
Experience breathtaking views of the valley from several vantage points.
Smoky Memorial celebrates Smoky, a Yorkshire Terrier that aided troops during...
This 30-foot memorial celebrates the accomplishments of William Stinchcomb...
Tyler Barn was a part of Cleveland businessman, Washington S. Tyler’s estate...
Reflect on the history and contributions of armed forces personnel and view a...
Opening Summer 2017, the Edgewater Beach House brings an enhanced beach-vibe...
Discover deep forested ravines, walk through a restored Ohio prairie with...
CanalWay Center is where nature and history meet. Experience the canal boat...
This woodland natural surface trail allows you to discover how time and...
Located in scenic South Chagrin Reservation, Look About Lodge is a beautiful...
Cleveland Metroparks commemorates its 100th Anniversary through local artistic expressions.
Enjoy a guided boat tour on the Cuyahoga River. Registration and fee required.
Every Tuesday July 11- August 29 enjoy FREE urban line dancing instructions and then get your heart beating during the fun.
Hike through time
**JUNE 30 CANCELLED DUE TO THREATENING WEATHER** Come dance, watch or just visit with friends as Caller Frank Koenig leads circle, line and square dances.
Join us as we visit the Dennison Railway Depot Museum, B&O Roundhouse and Midwest Railway Preservation Society. Registration and fee required.
Enjoy a guided cart tour exploring Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation. Registration and fee required.
Remnants of quarries are all around Euclid Creek Reservation. Come hear stories of this thriving Bluestone quarry industry that brought immigrants to South Euclid.
As monarch migration gets under way, discover ways that you can help these regal butterflies on their journey to Mexico.
Join us on this holiday weekend for a walk to learn about our hidden valley.
Learn about the man for whom the cabin is named.
Join us for a sweet hike through the sugar bush.
Enjoy a narrated fall boat ride up the Cuyahoga River. Registration and fee required.
Enjoy a fall boat ride up the Cuyahoga River while learning about the industrial history of Cleveland. Registration and fee required.
Enjoy a moderate to brisk-paced hike along Lakeshore Blvd. and learn about the history of the Bratenahl neighborhood. Registration and fee required.
Learn about the successful mission of the Cassini spacecraft.
Join us on a 34-foot canoe for this living history program.
Enjoy a guided cart tour to learn about the history of Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation. Registration and fee required.
Drop by Look About Lodge to see what’s happening in the native gardens around the building. See what’s blooming and the pollinators that may be lingering.
Join a naturalist to learn about the Battle of Lake Erie and Commodore Perry, Lake Erie's most famous battle, and arguably its most famous Commodore.
Enjoy paddling a canoe, singing, eating and fur trade history.
Enjoy a narrated fall boat ride up the Cuyahoga River. Registration and fee required.
Travel up the Cuyahoga River on this narrated boat tour. Registration and fee required.
Join Naturalist Foster Brown and Bette Lou Higgins for an evening of story and song about the Great Depression Era.
Learn the primitive skills that will allow you to be self-reliant in the wilderness or in your own backyard.
Enjoy a guided cart tour to learn the history of the Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation. Registration and fee required.
Find out what is new and old at this century old Cleveland park.
Learn about the man who the cabin is named for.
Enjoy a guided cart tour to learn about the natural and cultural history of the northern section of our park. Registration and fee required.
Take a guided tour of the southern section of Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation. Registration and fee required.
Trees not only support wildlife, but people too. Join us for a day to celebrate pawpaw, oak, chestnut, and other trees that have strong cultural ties to our lives
Celebrate the pioneers of the Western Reserve.
Origami, the ancient art of paper folding, is a beautiful way to tap into your creativity.
Inter-Urban Railways were once a major mode of transportation in Ohio. Join us on a short hike to see remnants of an old Inter-Urban Railway, and to learn about its importance and how it relates to Cleveland Metroparks.
Join us for a unique drop-off program, once a month from September through May, geared for students in grades 1st – 3rd, and 4th – 6th.
What do cars have to do with the origins of Cleveland Metroparks? This indoor presentation will explore Cleveland’s early auto industry and how transportation influenced the development of the park system
Tour President Garfield's home and visit his final resting place. Registration and fee required.
Join Brecksville Historical Association members for an enjoyable annual fall festival.
An assortment of beautiful dye colors can be crafted from natural materials. Learn how pioneer women made dyes for textiles in this free indoor presentation and demonstration.
Get acquainted with life on the Ohio frontier with Historical Interpreter Jen Graham.
Explore the remains of how a local grist mill operated along the banks of the Rocky River during this fun and free historical hike.
Learn with Naturalist Marty Calabrese how wildlife populations have changed over time. Indoor presentation
No electricity meant no video games for Ohio’s early settlers. Come learn how pioneers passed the time while constructing a historic game to take home. Indoor program.
Early Americans used plants for medicines, cooking, and fibers. Learn some of the fascinating uses of common plants on this fun and informative hike.
Join us on a 34-foot canoe for this living history program
Brookside Reservation is steeped in baseball history.
Walk and talk to learn more about the Friends of the Crooked River
Travel via motor coach to upstate New York during peak fall color! Visit Roosevelt home, Vanderbilt Mansion and more. Oct. 13 - 15. Adults. $400 includes transportation, hotel, admission, some meals. 216-206-1000
Observe pioneer skills and learn about farm life as we explore Medina County. Registration and fee required.
Centennial Conversations Series celebrates various aspects of Cleveland Metroparks history. Join us for this free theatrical presentation of our first 100 years.
Call it traditional storytelling, spoken word performance or narrative theater: excellent storytelling artists bring entertaining stories to you.
During the Great Depression, the WPA and CCC programs provided much needed job opportunities. We’ll learn about the impact of these federal programs on Cleveland Metroparks and tour the details of the WPA-built Brecksville Nature Center and other structures nearby.
Enjoy the beautiful fall landscapes of Huntington Reservation as we relive John Huntington’s days at his Dover Township farm. Join Naturalist Bev Walborn as we discover the seasonal sights and listen of the land and listen to the stories of John Huntington as the philanthropist, inventor and lover of nature.
Learn all about archaeology in this 3-part series. We’ll explore early American Indian cultures, get the dirt on clay, and have fun completing a miniature archaeology dig.
Tour the Liberty Aviation Museum, Train-O-Rama and the Merry-Go-Round Museum. Registration and fee required.
Create a bowl from a chunk of wood using the ancient technique of controlled burning with coals from a fire.
Explore the creepies and crawlies of wild West Creek in our Spooky Center.
Stroll beneath a first quarter moon and a canopy of old oaks as we uncover the chilling history of Skinner's Run.
Learn about the Grand-Ashtabula-Conneaut Partnership and its work to restore and protect these high-quality state-designated Scenic and/or Wild & Scenic Rivers.