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Yes, Nature Play is most likely closed (ice and snow don't allow for it to be open), but there is plenty to do when winter weather is here! Stop in the Nature Center to visit the indoor exhibits and gift shop. Check at the desk...More
A wonderful visitor’s center, hiking trails, lots of things for kids and adults, Penitentiary Glen is an usual and memorable park. It is definitely a good weather place; however, even on less than ideal days, there’s enough to experience in the visitor’s center that it’s...More
The camp site is only a short walk from the parking lot.
Amenities include a fire ring, picnic table, BBQ grill, and plenty of free firewood on site. Hammock campers will find great tree choices, and tent campers have at least a half dozen good...More
I had never been to a park like this one; my husband and I visited with our son-in-law and 2 1/2 year old granddaughter. She had a blast! The play area is all "natural" - logs and stumps and things on which to climb, which...More
I went here to go hiking with my son. There are many trails offered with different degrees of difficulty. If you want something even more, they have guided hikes that go off the path that are offered at different times. My son loves the animals...More
My family visited the Lake Shore Live Steamers for their public day. Their track layout is very impressive and the free train rides were lots of fun! Everyone was very friendly and it was nice of them to offer the free train rides. I suggest...More
If you're looking for a Lake County park that will have something for everyone, this is your best bet. The nature play area is great for kids (big and little) and when the trains are running, you'll see kids and adults enjoying those as well...More
Right now it's winter, but there is plenty to do at Penitentiary Glen. Of course, there are the trails -- those are good in any season! But you can also obtain snowshoes in the winter! There is a nice indoor display area that features both...More