11 Lesser-Known State Parks Around Cleveland That Will Absolutely Amaze You

They say Cleveland is the Best Location in the Nation, and we locals can attest to that. It seems our region has a little bit of everything – great food, gorgeous architecture, and friendly faces are all defining features of our community. You may have also noticed that public parks make up the backbone of this dreamy region. In fact, there are 24 State Parks within 100 miles of Cleveland, but many are destinations you’ve likely never even heard of. We’ve organized this list by distance, but even the parks located farther away from Cleveland are worth the short journey to experience them.

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Northeast Ohio is home to some incredible people and more than a few gorgeous landscapes. Which of these pretty parks is your favorite?

Longing for more outdoor adventure? You’re sure to love this unique farmpark near Cleveland.