This 4-Mile Hike In Cleveland's Rocky River Reservation Takes You Through An Enchanting Forest
By Nikki Rhoades|Published October 10, 2019
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.
When it comes to the great outdoors, one wouldn’t typically think of a city like Cleveland. However, our lovely little community is surrounded by one of the finest park districts in the world. Some of the best hikes around can be enjoyed in Rocky River Reservation – with 2,579 acres, it’s the perfect place near Cleveland to run, hike, or enjoy a picnic. One of the finest hikes in the park will take you through a forest that’s downright enchanting… however, it is a bit lengthy. Grab some bug spray and sunscreen, because this trek through the great outdoors is a must for Cleveland nature lovers.
The enchanting forest of Rocky River Reservation is one of the most untamed places near Cleveland, and the scene it paints is downright mesmerizing. The hikes around the Nature Center are a must for Cleveland residents and visitors alike, but it’s one of many splendid spots worthy of exploration. Which of the Cleveland Metroparks is your favorite?
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