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Headlands Beach State Park

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Address: 9601 Headlands Road, Mentor, OH 44060
Phone Number: +1 440-466-8400
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Great Beach

Great beach and place to bring the kids. Huge and fairly clean with fantastic views and endless good times.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Chris S
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Mentor, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The festival lacked a little, although we really enjoyed the sand sculptures, the booths and the food there just was not enough of anything to keep you there that long. The biggest problem though with Headleadlands beach is the walk to get to the water. It is quite a walk on the sand to actually get to the water and... More 

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Thank Christine K
Mentor, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

other than the water the Beach is a nice place- plenty of areas to wash off and a few places to get drinks to cool off

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Thank Rob F
Mentor, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great beach and place to bring the kids. Huge and fairly clean with fantastic views and endless good times.

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Thank Chris S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Sand sculptures really made our visit great! Picnic area, swimming, frisbee golf. They actually let you take rocks with you.

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Thank Andrea K
Mentor, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great Park. Ample parking, nice trails, clean most of the time. Lots of picnic areas. Great sun and a great place to just hang and relax.

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Thank juliebY4632SQ
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Headlands is a good sized beach but sadly it is lacking changing rooms and lockers so most time is spent watching valuables instead of swimming. And the beach is a good walk from the parking area.

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Thank Jim B
Roseville, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Took trip with grandkids to Headland Beach State Park in Mentor. Large beach on lake Erie. Lots of space, plenty parking. Kids enjoyed the water. Only knock is that there weren't any places to rinse off and change. They have four buildings with bathrooms but no way to rinse off sand before getting into car. My biggest complaint about several... More 

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Thank Bernard M
Alexandria Bay, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a nice state park and there was no admission charged! Wow! I am from NYS and there is always admission charged! The beach was in good order and the bathrooms were easy to get to and in good condition. About 1to 2 miles away was a beautiful light house! This is a nice place to take families and... More 

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Thank Shawn H
Willoughby, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A group of photographers from Western Reserve Photographic Society met to take photos of Sand Sculptures and sunset.

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Thank MartyLK
Chagrin Falls, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice state park on lake Erie. Lots of parking and facilities to accommodate a day at the beach/lake. Easy drive from OH44 and OH2.

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