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Glacial Grooves State Memorial

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Address: 739 Division St, Kelleys Island, OH 43438
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Natural and historical

This monument is a wonderful walk to see where history is literally preserved in the limestone that formed this island. The other state areas are nice also, could use more... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
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Kelleys Island, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

These were very interesting to read about and to see up close. It's amazing to see the rock formations that were cut by the glaciers from Wisconsin!!!

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Rochester Hills, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

It was an outstanding feeling when we first had the view of this site; these glacial grooves that formed over 30,000 years ago by slow moving glaciers are really worthy of getting attention as well as special-protection. It is a must see on Kelleys Island!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

If you're taking a trip around the island, you might as well stop by and check out the grooves. They're interesting for a few minutes, but there isn't a whole lot to see and it gets old quick.

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Kelleys Island, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This monument is a wonderful walk to see where history is literally preserved in the limestone that formed this island. The other state areas are nice also, could use more information signs and current feel. Seems neglected

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Hanover Township
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

We found this to be interesting for a one time stop but not to the point that we would visit again. We don't have anything negative to share.

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Canton, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

This was interesting to see what had formed and how it is preserved. There are signs along with way as you walk around it explaining some of the history.

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Take a moment during your vacation and check out the glacial grooves. There is no fee or admission and when you think about how these grooves were formed, it is really amazing. Whenever we have friends up to our cottage for the first time, we always take them to the grooves. Only takes about 15-20 minutes to walk around and... More 

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Massillon, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

My family and friends went to Kelleys Island for the day and rented golf carts to tour the island. We stopped by Glacial Grooves. It was interesting to see. There's a walkway around the grooves. We were there 15 minutes max. Like a previous reviewer, I wouldn't make a special trip to see this (unless you're really into glacial grooves),... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Glacial grooves is part of the Ohio Historical Connection. It is the best preserved and possibly the largest glacial grooves in the world. No fee admission and you can take your time walking around the fenced exhibit. It is located on the north side of Kelleys Island. You can easily walk to this site from the downtown area, about 2... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

My kids and I headed up the Kelley's Island for a day trip. I had never been there and did not know what to expect. I had read about the Glacial Grooves and decided we had better see that since we were on the island. The parking lot was very small--we had taken our car over on the ferry because... More 

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Address: Address: 739 Division St, Kelleys Island, OH 43438
Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Kelleys Island

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