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“The Cleveland Metropark system” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Emerald Necklace

Emerald Necklace
Cleveland, OH
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Ranked #4 of 191 things to do in Cleveland
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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.
Michigan
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Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
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“The Cleveland Metropark system”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

This is a wonderful asset to the Greater Cleveland area. These series of parks surround the Lake Erie coast line as well as areas in and around the City of Cleveland and throughout Cuyahoga county. Well maintained and protected this park system offers many types of outings for the entire family, year round.

Visited October 2013
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Cleveland, Ohio
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76 reviews 76 reviews
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“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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“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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“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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