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Kelleys Island

Scheele Preserve

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Beautiful beach at the end of an easy stroll through woods

This is a short 15 minute easy hike through woods that ends at a beautiful sandy and rocky beach... read more

Reviewed September 3, 2019
Carrie U

Beautiful, secluded beach is the reward of the end of the trail. Not a long trail or difficult, do... read more

Reviewed September 17, 2018
Justin R
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Reviewed September 3, 2019

This is a short 15 minute easy hike through woods that ends at a beautiful sandy and rocky beach. The beach faces the east, so you might catch the sunrise in the morning over the water. The parking area has about 3 or 4 spots...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Carrie U
Reviewed September 17, 2018

Beautiful, secluded beach is the reward of the end of the trail. Not a long trail or difficult, do beware of snakes, though.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Justin R
Reviewed August 5, 2018

This is a beautiful beach that is preceded by a nice "nature" walk through a wooded area on the East end of Kelley's Island - about a 1/2 mile walk. Its flat and an easy walk although watch for the occasional roots that stick out...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

My daughter,wife and I visited Scheele Preserve three times this week. The walk down the trail is nice and the beach beautiful.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

Take a picnic maybe 2 miles out and back snakes dear birds flowers very nice hike meadows woods terminating at the beach very private

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank hoosierbirder
Reviewed July 6, 2017

The trail is very pleasant, but not a short work so be prepared for a fair hike. Lots of interesting nature to see along the clearly marked trail. The beach is huge and the view of the lake spectacular! Well worth the hike there. Be...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank rogerwA5005DP
Reviewed October 26, 2016

Not only can you see a variety of wildlife at the Scheele Preserve, the walking path we took through it has an unexpected surprise at the end of it. We strolled down the path for a good 15-20 minutes to find a gorgeous water view...More

Date of experience: October 2016
2  Thank AngieS2569
Reviewed September 20, 2016

Short 40 minute visit is sufficient, you probably walk about a kilometer. Unique trees for the area and solid rock underfoot. Look for the fissures.

Date of experience: July 2016
3  Thank Raymond L
Reviewed October 16, 2015

This small natural area of meadows and woods is preserved by the Cleveland Museum of Natural History. It’s a quiet, sunny place to get off the road and wander about a bit. Although there are no outstanding geological and historical things to see here, the...More

Date of experience: October 2015
2  Thank Gryfudd
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