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Headlands Beach State Park

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Address: 9601 Headlands Road, Mentor, OH 44060
Phone Number: 440-466-8400
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Great as long as you DON'T swim :)

This is a beautiful beach - as nice as many east coast/Atlantic Ocean beaches ! It was clean, lots of area to walk the beach and even walking trails close by. Concession stand... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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Chardon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Been a long time since we have been to this beach. Decided to check out on a hot humid day. It is the same as 40 years ago, stones, long walk across the sand and why do people litter? It is a shame that they do that. The water is still cold, supposed to be cleaner, but then we have... More 

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Willoughby
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

not to far of a drive but its nice there...theres always room on the beach...for any thing and clean..

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Love this beach, clean and breezy with lots of places to have a picnic. Feels like being at the ocean and you never leave Ohio!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Nice day at the beach with the family. Water cleanliness was 'good' today, as advised by ohionowcast.info . Overall a good experience. However, the beach is as rocky, as it is sandy (ouch!!!). Parking close to beach, bathrooms and concession stand also very close to the water. Bring your water shoes and it will be much more enjoyable.

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Akron, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

My friend and gkids had an awesome time! We will definitely come back again and again!! We always travel out of state to enjoy the beaches and we have nice one only 45 mins. away!

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Louisville, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

This is a beautiful beach - as nice as many east coast/Atlantic Ocean beaches ! It was clean, lots of area to walk the beach and even walking trails close by. Concession stand & jet ski rentals are available as well. The bathrooms near us were locked, so that was a bit inconvenient. The biggest set back was that you... More 

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Cleveland Heights, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Great sunbathing and beach glass collecting beach. Large enough that you are not on top of each other. Water looked clean, although I don't swim in it. i am a shoreline wader looking for beach glass.

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Platteville, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

BIG beach, hot sand, water drops off precipitously (so be sure you know how to swim!), friendly crows.

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Warwick, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Big clean beaches - but beware of the algae in the lake. (This is Lake Ontario not an ocean beech!). Plenty of rest rooms, many parking lots (but remember the number of the one you parked in!). Barbecue areas (with barbecues - just bring your own charcoal and food). Beach cafe serving snacks and drinks. In summer there are often... More 

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Mentor, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Huge sandy beach. Great for volleyball, kite flying, sunbathing and swimming (if the water tests are reported as good or higher). As with all of our local beaches, I would not recommend swimming after a heavy rain due to pullutants/sewage getting into the lake. Plenty of public bathrooms and a concession stand.

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