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Rocky River Reservation

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Address: 24000 Valley Pkwy, Cleveland, OH 44070
Phone Number: 440 333 0788
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Great Place to Kayak

Easy entry to the lake for kayaking! Provides a wonderful outdoor experience in our Cleveland Metroparks!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 13, 2015
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Cleveland, Ohio
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Cleveland, Ohio
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20 reviews 20 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Easy entry to the lake for kayaking! Provides a wonderful outdoor experience in our Cleveland Metroparks!

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Cleveland, Ohio
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29 reviews 29 reviews
19 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Just driving the parkway is fun, but there's much more. Golf course for the duffers like me. Bike path for a peaceful ride. Visitor center is educational & has literature about park events. Hiking behind the VC is fun. There's a long stair climb to a plateau overlooking the river. Watch closely for the Indian mounds.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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28 attraction reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

This is a delightful part of the Rocky River Reservation and includes over five miles of trails with varied terrain. There were many joggers as also dog walkers out in force, with animals on leashes who were obviously enjoying the day. The trees are helpfully labelled and explanations were provided even outdoors, for instance how the water acquires its rusty... More 

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Lake City, Florida
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223 reviews 223 reviews
88 attraction reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

While visiting family we were taken to this park to hike and walk my GranDog. The trail system is very extensive and quite varied as to terrain. the park as well as the nature center is dog friendly. There are also lots of geocaches hidden here. We were in the winter and can't wait to return here in the spring.

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Lake City, Florida
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270 reviews 270 reviews
43 attraction reviews
162 helpful votes 162 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

We hiked here the first week in December. Some of the trails were closed due to being under water. There were still lots of trails to try. The park is dog friendly, even the Nature Center. The Nature Center had lots of cool displays, especially for kids. We were surprised to find we could bring our dog inside and they... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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58 reviews 58 reviews
25 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Our ancestors preserved the finest of nature after the industrial revolution. The great depression added fine samples of WPA construction. This gem with it's cliffs made of layers of shale is a civics lesson hosted by mother nature.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We went there when was cold and with snow but even in this way it was a great place to walk and see the nature...

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Buffalo, New York
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318 attraction reviews
309 helpful votes 309 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

This rings the city and is an unexpected beautiful surprise. You can feel you're far away in the country or walk in the creek when you're actually right in the city. Beautiful place to see the fall colors, ride a bicycle or play ball. Our family has loved this for years and years. My grandparents played here when they were... More 

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Monmouth Junction, New Jersey
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49 reviews 49 reviews
17 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Growing up in the Cleveland area, this park remains one of the best places to visit. Growing up in Lakewood, the park is known to all as The Valley. There are trails, and bike trails, open fields, woods, and streams. The activities to pursue in nature's wonderment is limitless!

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Loved the 134 step climb up the hillside. Amazing views from the top - especially during the fall. Great exercise and good to get some fresh air.

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