7 Cleveland Metroparks Hikes That Lead To Extraordinary Attractions
The Cleveland Metroparks are Northeast Ohio’s finest collection of parks, reservations, and natural spaces. These parks are so magnificent, in fact, that they’ve collectively earned “The Emerald Necklace” as a nickname. All in all, the Metroparks include more than 23,000 acres of natural space in and around Cleveland, and this massive acreage hides all sorts of secrets and surprises. If you’re looking for amazing hikes in Cleveland, you might decide to pick a park in this district and head out exploring… or, you might decide to head to a specific Cleveland Metroparks landmark. Today, we’re going to do the latter. Lace up your hiking boots and pack some trail mix, because some of the most amazing features in the Metroparks are calling your name.
There’s so much to love in the Cleveland Metroparks. Do you consider these landmarks to be some of the most amazing hikes in Cleveland? If not, we’d love to hear some of your own suggestions in the comments! Where do you like to hike in the area?
Love local hiking? Take a trip to neighboring Summit County, where more than 30 massive lakes await exploration.
Address: Rocky River Reservation, Valley Pkwy, North Olmsted, OH 44070, USA
Address: Squire's Castle, 2844 River Rd, Willoughby Hills, OH 44094, USA
Address: Henry Church Rock Picnic Area, Hawthorn Pkwy, Bentleyville, OH 44022, USA
Address: Mill Creek Falls, Mill Creek Trail, Cleveland, OH 44105, USA
Address: Berea Falls Scenic Overlook- Barret Overlook, 136 E Bagley Rd, Berea, OH 44017, USA
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