An Enchanting 562-Acre Park, The Rookery Is One Of Greater Cleveland’s Best Kept Secrets
The fascinating thing about our local parks is that many of them are rich in history. From the vibrant foliage of former quarries to the sleepy remnants of the old canalways, our landscape hides secrets amidst the din of various habitats. Such wonders expand well outside of Cleveland’s city limits, and these neighboring places are awaiting exploration. Bundle up, grab some hiking boots, and let’s hit the road!
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/
The remnants of the old Interurban Railroad Junction are a fascinating piece of local history. Have you ever visited this park? Which season would you say is best for a visit?
Nikki is a lifelong Ohioan with a love for literature. She holds a Bachelor's Degree from the University of Akron and has enjoyed publishing her written work since 2007. She has a love of travel and does so frequently, though she believes that home is where the heart is - she continues to work in and around Cleveland as a digital content specialist to this day, working on everything from commercial scripts and social media posts to grassroots marketing initiatives.
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