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Lake Metroparks Penitentiary Glen Reservation

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Address: 8668 Kirtland Chardon Rd, Kirtland, OH 44094-8608
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A Park for All Seasons and everybody

This park is a great place for any age to visit. There is a Nature center, a hummingbird garden, bird feeding area and an area in which they rehablilitate birds and animals which... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 27, 2016
MarilynCJ50
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Fairport Harbor, Ohio
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Fairport Harbor, Ohio
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

This park is a great place for any age to visit. There is a Nature center, a hummingbird garden, bird feeding area and an area in which they rehablilitate birds and animals which have suffered injuries. They offer programs there for adults, seniors and children. You can even bring your fishing rod and try fishing in the larger ponds. Or... More 

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Chardon, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Visited for a guided gorge walk. Once you are in the gorge, you could imagine being in some distant park with ice and show everywhere. Great that it is so close to home. Great naturalist guides. Good to get out of the house in mid-Winter.

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Willoughby, Ohio
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40 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Wonderful staff, well cared for animals and grounds. A great place for families, dog walking or photography.

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Thank MartyLK
Kirtland, Ohio
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016

We go there ALL the time, it's a great place to hike, walk, jog, even horseback ride! And it's local to us too

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Mentor, Ohio
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77 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

Have been on many hikes at the Penitentiary Glen. Very nice trails. Staff helpful. Programs for kids very informative. The displays are always nice and hands on for the kids. The gift shop is always stocked with what I am looking for.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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57 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

I went to the Wild Days of Winter game. It is a really cute thing for kids to do. Amazing decorations as well and the slide was fun. We also got to do the scavenger hunt and look around at the animals in the wildlife rehab.

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Thank Amy M
Vero Beach, Florida
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25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

I lived in Ohio all of my adult life and I never had been to this place. Wow, I was pleasantly surprised at what I saw. All kinds of interactive displays for children, live animals to see

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Painesville, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Great public park that has back country feel while still being a quick drive from nearby cities. Also enjoy the nature center and animal resources.

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Thank Derek M
Mentor, Ohio
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

This is a beautiful place to visit and I'm especially attracted to the Wildlife Center. This is a great place to enjoy the day, or attend any of the wonderful events held there each year. I highly recommend it.

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Thank Gail K
Cleveland, Ohio
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Beautiful! We love walking the grounds. Always something interesting to see and experience. Love it!

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