Lake County Ohio Outdoors - Additional


Lake County is blessed with a progressive park system, beautiful waterways, fishing areas, nature preserves, a nationally recognized arboretum and other opportunities for visitors to enjoy nature in Northeast Ohio. Explore our Lake Erie shore, inland rivers, valleys.
Lake County Parks  |  Inland Fishing  |  Sports

Canoeing

Grand River Canoe Livery      
3825 Fobes Road, Rock Creek (livery)   (800) ME-CANOE     Website
Trips range from two hours up to six hours to suit your needs.

Horseback Riding

Kettlebrick Farms
10811 Prouty Rd. Concord Twp. 44077 (440) 352-1831    Facebook

Sledding

Chagrin River Park offers a moderate hill located off the Riverwood trail. Fire ring with firewood. From the Reeves Rd. parking lot, follow the trail toward the river to the moderate sledding hill. Restrooms open. Sledding is permitted until one-half hour after sunset.  Information

Chapin Forest Reservation has a small hill used primarily by cross-country skiers to practice control skills on. This hill doubles as a sledding opportunity for young children and is located off the Hobart Road entrance to the park. Restrooms open. Additional lighting provided. Sledding permitted until 11 pm. Information

Hidden Valley Park with its smaller slope, is ideal for smaller children just beginning to sled. The moderate sledding hill is located next to the parking lot. A fire ring with wood is provided near the picnic shelter. Restrooms open. Additional lighting provided. Sledding permitted until 11 pm. Shelter and fire ring with firewood.   Information

Riverview Park offers the steepest, most thrilling sledding hill available in the park district. The sledding hill is located next to the parking lot. A fire ring with firewood is located near the picnic shelter. Restrooms open. Additional lighting provided. Sledding permitted until 11 pm.  Information

Skiing - Cross country

Girdled Road Reservation
12899 Radcliffe Rd. Concord Township 44077  Groomed trails. Picnic shelter). Drinking water, restrooms.
Mentor Lagoons Nature Preserve
8365 Harbor Drive, Mentor 44060  (440) 205-DOCK    Website
Ski trails, weather permitting. Daylight hours only. Must bring own equipment.
Lake Metroparks Pine Lodge Ski Center
Chapin Forest Reservation

10381 Hobart Rd, Kirtland 44094  (440) 256-3810    Website
Six miles of looped trails groomed daily, weather permitting. Evening skiing until 8 pm. Ski rentals and lessons available.
Lake Metroparks Penitentiary Glen Reservation
8668 Kirtland-Chardon Rd. Kirtland, OH 44094    Website

Enjoy the challenge of miles of un groomed trails. Shelter, restrooms.
YMCA Outdoor Family Center
4540 River Road, Perry 44081  (440) 259-2724    Website

Explore miles of ski trails near Grand River or climb the new rock walls. Splash in the outdoor pool and water play area.

Skiing - Downhill

Big Creek Ski Area
12721 Concord-Hambden Road  Concord Township 44077  (440) 352-2121    Website

We open as early as we can in the season and ski until the snow is gone! Call for more information on visiting this unique facility.

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