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“I would give it 50 stars if I could” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Emerald Necklace

Emerald Necklace
Cleveland, OH
216-635-3200
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Ranked #4 of 197 things to do in Cleveland
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Owner description: Hop on a bicycle, lace up your running shoes or take your time strolling through any part of this scenic 60-mile long string of parks and garden areas.
Cleveland, Ohio
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76 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“I would give it 50 stars if I could”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

I am a trail monitor for the Metroparks so I am biased. I will be brief: the park system is the single most outstanding feature/attraction of the greater Cleveland area. There is something for everyone, close by. Safe, clean, and patrolled by the MetroPark Rangers (police force) and scores of volunteers who are there to assist and make being there a pleasant experience for all. No matter what your interest (golf, fishing, cycling,hiking, x-country skiing, kyaking, sailing) it is here. This is the first place I take visitors from out of town who are are first timers to the area and have heard all the nonsense about "how lousy Cleveland is".....

Visited November 2013
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Ludington, Michigan
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60 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Emerald Necklace is a great drive!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

Many times over the years I have driven through the emerald necklace-all the way from Rocky River past Berea. It is very relaxing and the scenery is beautiful. There are many places to stop for a picnic or to take a hike. It's great bird watching, too! All in all a nice way to wind down after a day in the city!

Visited September 2013
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Cleveland, Ohio, USA
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28 attraction reviews
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“Surrounding Cleveland everywhere”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

This park sytsem is amazing. No matter which part of the city you are in, the Emerald Necklace has a park nearby. They all have hiking and biking trails, shelters, playgrounds. Ech one is a bit different with its own special features. Check them out!

Visited August 2013
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Cleveland, Ohio
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“Best Muncipal park in the country!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

Best Municipal park in the country! To be able to drive all the way around Cleveland from the west side to the east side dipping down as far south as Brecksville is amazing. And to then also go through the Cuyahoga valley national park!

Visited June 2013
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Ohio
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37 reviews
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“You can't say anything bad about the Cleveland Metroparks!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

If you're a nature lover, like myself, you can completely immerse yourself in nature, be it fishing, hiking, swimming, bike riding, picnicking, or anything to do with nature, you will absolutely love the miles and miles of this park. It's called the Emerald Necklace because it circles the Cleveland area from northwest to southwest to southeast to northeast. There's lakes for fishing and swimming, miles of bike trails, and picnic tables almost everywhere. It's kept very clean and the metro park rangers are constantly riding through the park if you have any kind of problem, they are there to help you.

Visited October 2013
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