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Mentor Lagoons Nature Preserve

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Address: 8365 Harbor Drive, Mentor, OH 44060
Phone Number: 440-974-5794
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Description: It's a natural destination! Escape to the tranquility of nature and...
It's a natural destination! Escape to the tranquility of nature and explore the beauty of an unspoiled beach and miles of hiking and water trails. Located on the shores of Lake Erie, just 30 minutes east of Cleveland, you'll find 450 acres of green space with 1-1/2 miles of shoreline with rare dune plants, a riverine marsh and mature oak bluff. Over 150 species of birds have been recorded, making this a top birding location. Electric carts are available on a first come basis for the handicapped. Call 440-205-3625 in advance to reserve.
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It is about a mile walk to the most secluded beach. No bathrooms when you get there. It is beautiful!! The walk to the beach is very quiet, no highway traffic, no people, just the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 14, 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

It is one of my favorite walks with lots wildlife, scenery and fresh air! Plenty of spots to stop and look at the lake.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 via mobile

It's great to be in nature. You can walk through the woods or walk straight back to walk along the beach. There's even a super old grave from early 1800s in the back if you can find it!

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Mentor, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Wide paths, nice scenery. Great that it takes you to the beach in a few spots! Love taking my dog for walks or a quick bike ride too!

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Mentor, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

My wife and I regularly take the Mentor Lagoons mile walk through the woods to get to the beach on Lake Erie where we enjoy the view and get our feet wet as we often wade ankle deep as we look for sea glass on the beach. It is peaceful, not crowded and enjoyable. We frequently see deer and birds... More 

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Mentor, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Loved the trails, some groomed, some through the woods for variety. You can also access the great beach of Lake Erie!

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Cleveland, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

It is about a mile walk to the most secluded beach. No bathrooms when you get there. It is beautiful!! The walk to the beach is very quiet, no highway traffic, no people, just the sound of nature. When you get to the beach, all you see in either direction is sand and lake. There might be a couple people... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

I recently spent a very enjoyable hour with two friends kayaking around the Mentor Lagoon. We rented one "two-person" and one "one-person" kayak. Both were in excellent condition. As we were kayaking in a lagoon, it was very easy to do (no waves). The price was very reasonable and the young woman who rented us the kayaks was pleasant and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

This was a nice place to take a relaxing walk and shoot some pictures. Very relaxing! Not far from the hotel either. worth the visit!

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Mentor, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

I had docked my boat at this place years ago before it was a park. Since then the city has created a multi-use area maintaining gated entry into the docking area with trails around the surrounding area. That means there is no direct access to drive up to the beach. You'll be walking the trails or the road that runs... More 

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Mentor, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Trail has many birds, views and interesting Ohio wildlife. Check with the Mentor Marsh visitors center for periodic guided hikes.

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Additional Information about Mentor Lagoons Nature Preserve

Address: 8365 Harbor Drive, Mentor, OH 44060
Phone Number: 440-974-5794
Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Lake County  >  Mentor
Open Hours:
Monday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

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