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Headlands Beach State Park

Address: 9601 Headlands Road, Mentor, OH 44060
Phone Number: 440-466-8400
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Ranked #2 of 10 Attractions in Mentor
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Beaches, State Parks, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
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Type: Beaches, State Parks, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities

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Cleveland, Ohio
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70 reviews 70 reviews
17 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This has the potential of getting crowded, but you just need to go at the right time (mid-morning). The biggest disappointment is the sand. It feels like it has never been racked/combed. It is difficult to walk just find a spot and forget trying to walk along the lake!

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Willoughby, Ohio
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81 reviews 81 reviews
15 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We went here on December 26, 2014 with friends visiting from China, who wanted to see the lake and what a lighthouse looked like. It was unseasonably warm and a good day to walk along the shore of this natural attraction. it was quiet and peaceful as we explored the sandy dunes and looked for signs of wildlife. When we... More 

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Warren, Ohio
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257 reviews 257 reviews
66 attraction reviews
258 helpful votes 258 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

This is by far one of the best beaches along Lake Erie. Very clean nice sand dunes. I like ride up on my motorcycle and taking a nice break at the state park.

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Ohio
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Nice shady trees, sandy beach and quiet peaceful location to spend the day with the family..... just relaxing.

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Chardon, Ohio
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This is a big place a nice place to have a picnic. I am not a fan of the beach itself. It is ok to go once or twice . This is Lake Erie and the water does not get very warm and the sand is kind of dirty. I like that the location is close enough if you want... More 

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Mentor, Ohio
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Beautiful, large beach. Well kept. Trails through dunes, lighthouse, paved walking/biking path. I had to choose a date of visit. Truth is.... I go weekly during all months of the year. It's always changing and interesting to see.

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Mansfield, Ohio
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

It's long, so there's lots of area to spread out. There's a nice walking/jogging trail that runs along the beach. There's picnic tables and plenty of trees for shade. Sometimes there's good waves for playing in. Very close to a family members house, so we enjoy visiting the beach when we come to see them.

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Cleveland, OH
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52 reviews 52 reviews
34 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

spend an hour, spend a full day - there is plenty to do here at the best beach in Ohio. Located east of Cleveland about a 30 minute drive, this beach is huge, and offers trails into nature areas, a paved path for walking, huge beaches for kite flying, and great access to Lake Erie. I particularly enjoy it in... More 

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Mentor, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

This beach is clean and has plenty of things for small children. A playground and decent snack shack.

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Mentor
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Are you looking for a great place to have a beautiful, beach-front picnic? You can never go wrong when the weather's nice at Headland's Beach! There are lots of trails and this is an awesome place to collect sea-glass. The park has a couple pavilions you can rent really inexpensively. The pavilions have nice, large, steel grills for you to... More 

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