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Headlands Beach State Park

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Address: 9601 Headlands Rd, Mentor, OH 44060-1001
Phone Number: +1 440-466-8400

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Lengthy and wide sandy beach on Lake Erie

My daughters and I spent about an hour in late Sept. walking along the shore of Lake Erie, wading, collecting rocks. The water was a blue-green. Sailboats were on the horizon. It... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Milford, OH
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Milford, OH
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My daughters and I spent about an hour in late Sept. walking along the shore of Lake Erie, wading, collecting rocks. The water was a blue-green. Sailboats were on the horizon. It was a very peaceful spot in the afternoon. The Grand River lighthouse is impressive. We appreciated having many shade trees in the parking lot.

Thank GoldieK
Los Angeles, California, USA
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful beach with great views and a walking trail. Sunsets are exceptional here. There are a few benches here and there but it's best to bring your own portable chair. There are restrooms available. .

Thank Shayda A
Cleveland, Ohio
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29 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I decided a walk on the beach was just what we needed after stuffing ourselves with appetizers from Bass Lake Tavern. We hopped in the car, pulled out our lawn chairs and headed to the waves. It was after 6 pm so we practically had the beach to ourselves. We sat out and enjoyed watching the waves... More 

Thank Coupondiva1205
Cleveland, Ohio
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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beach is one of my favorite places in Ohio. My husband and I walk here often in all kinds of weather. It is a large beach and at least a mile long so great for walking There is tons of parking at no charge, picnic areas with tables and grills. Bathroom facilities as well. The bathroom facilities however are... More 

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Kitchener, Canada
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

longest beach great swimming area with lighthouse, lots of interesting shore for rock and beach glass

Thank donnda37
Seville, Ohio
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hello, this review is on headlands Beach Mentor Ohio, what a neat place! A beach that has it all. Great window for flying kites, beautiful ocean like view in little old Lake Erie. This speech has groomed and ungroomed sections and a lighthouse to top everything off so beautifully. I enjoy looking for "glass diamonds" along the water as I... More 

Thank 7Rondy1
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have never been here and read some of the reviews and was expecting a dirty place but i didn't see trash or anything of the sort. It was beautiful here. I seen a lady with a little baggy picking up beach glass and she showed me what to look for and gave me two she had found, how nice.... More 

Thank Diana M
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7 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's nothing special, I don't trust getting in the water. It's great for laying out and reading a good book or going for a short walk. That's about it though. If your brave enough to get in the water then you will have a great time.

Thank lambert2230
Mentor, Ohio
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Large beach, easy access, plenty of parking. Great spot to enjoy a picnic, view sunsets and hit the 'refresh' button.

Thank Beth M
Mentor, Ohio
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

This is one of the nicest & BIGGEST beaches on Lake Erie and always well maintained! There's a huge parking area, changing buildings, and even a great natural dunes area on the East side. It's also well guarded.

Thank Steve F

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