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Address: 8668 Kirtland-Chardon Rd., Kirtland, OH 440-256-21
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We go there ALL the time, it's a great place to hike, walk, jog, even horseback ride! And it's local to us too

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 8, 2016
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Kirtland, Ohio
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Kirtland, Ohio
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016

We go there ALL the time, it's a great place to hike, walk, jog, even horseback ride! And it's local to us too

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Mentor, Ohio
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36 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

Have been on many hikes at the Penitentiary Glen. Very nice trails. Staff helpful. Programs for kids very informative. The displays are always nice and hands on for the kids. The gift shop is always stocked with what I am looking for.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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50 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

I went to the Wild Days of Winter game. It is a really cute thing for kids to do. Amazing decorations as well and the slide was fun. We also got to do the scavenger hunt and look around at the animals in the wildlife rehab.

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Thank Amy M
Vero Beach, Florida
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40 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

I lived in Ohio all of my adult life and I never had been to this place. Wow, I was pleasantly surprised at what I saw. All kinds of interactive displays for children, live animals to see

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Painesville, Ohio
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5 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Great public park that has back country feel while still being a quick drive from nearby cities. Also enjoy the nature center and animal resources.

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Thank Derek M
Mentor, Ohio
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

This is a beautiful place to visit and I'm especially attracted to the Wildlife Center. This is a great place to enjoy the day, or attend any of the wonderful events held there each year. I highly recommend it.

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Thank Gail K
Cleveland, Ohio
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Beautiful! We love walking the grounds. Always something interesting to see and experience. Love it!

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Cleveland
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245 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This is a beautiful place to take a walk. There are several trails. There are restrooms, picnic areas, and grills available.

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Wrightstown, Wisconsin
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Love all the park systems in the area...we enjoyed some nice hikes and some good bike rides! The trails were well maintained and marked.

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Thank mcjohns
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

This is a cool place for families with small children although any age can enjoy it. Nice country setting. They rescue and rehabilitate injured animals which they have available to see. Kids can learn a lot here. Would be great for homeschoolers. Especially when one of the workers is around to give more information about the animals. And its free!

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