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Address: 12882 Diagonal Rd., Lagrange, OH
Phone Number: 216-458-5121
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Activities: Birdwatching, Hiking
Description: Try birdwatching from either the observation area or on a hike.

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Lots to do

The rescued birds are fun to visit There is a fun indoor play center Indoor bird watching Halloween walk Beautiful room to rent for parties.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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English first
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17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

The rescued birds are fun to visit There is a fun indoor play center Indoor bird watching Halloween walk Beautiful room to rent for parties.

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Kansas
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45 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Beautiful park with nice walking trails. Nature center with various raptors available for viewing and used in nature programs. Also has equestrian trails as well, and a small lake for fishing. Nature Center has lots of activities for children. Well-maintained and beautiful trails!

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Cleveland, Ohio
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16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Some nice trails and plenty of programs for the kids. There is usually an opportunity to see horses (at the Equestrian Center), or birds at the Visitor's Center.

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Rocky River, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

I visited for the first time today and it won't be the last time! The nature center is great ~ lots to see and the Eagle Nest (replica) is amazing. Great raptor display, too. I hiked for hours and saw several snakes, lots of toads and frogs and of course, geese. I had an amazing visit. Too bad the staff... More 

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Elyria, Ohio
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73 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

Go here all the time. Duck pond is fun, different ponds for fishermen. Play area for kids. Small "dock" to get up close to the pond. Equestrian Center is a beautiful drive back, always on the lookout for wildlife. All the Metroparks are family friendly and very well maintained.

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Louisville
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28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

found the displays educational. The facility was very clean and welcoming a great place to take the kids. The staff were very helpful and friendly.The grounds were well maintained I look forward tour next visit.

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Macedonia, Ohio
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401 reviews
118 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

I discovered the Carlisle Reservation in Lagrange, Ohio yesterday and I was really impressed. I attended a terrific Audubon Society nature talk in the evening there. However, before that I explored the nearby Duck Pond Picnic Area, and the amazing Raptor Center, next to the Visitor Center which was just as amazing and full of bird and animal displays. I... More 

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Conway, South Carolina
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51 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012

The area is set up with 3 parks all connected with trails, from hiking to horseback trails. The visitor center has displays which are great for the family and kids at Halloween and Christmas. The duck pond has a great picnic area with a play area for the little ones to enjoy.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2012

This has the best free haunted trail. They have a great fall festival. Go early to get in line. It is not scary before dark and haunted after dark, but the kids can still go after dark because the haunted stuff is all inside buildings. Just skip the buildings on the trail.

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Elyria, Ohio
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21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2012

Wonderful trails--love it in the winter especially. Nice exhibits. Nice picnic area. We are fortunate to live close to such a great park.

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