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Gorge Metro Park

Cuyahoga Falls 2.4 mi away
#1 of 2 Nature & Parks in Cuyahoga Falls
Gorge Metro Park offers spectacular views of the Cuyahoga River, along with great hiking trails and rock formations.
The gorge is a challenging hike but well worth it for the stunning scenery and views of the Cuyahoga river

Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens

Akron 6.7 mi away
#1 of 8 Nature & Parks in Akron
Every season the venue offers a different delight for visitors: new floral arrangements in the extensive gardens, 1800’s baseball on the front lawn, yoga on the patio, butterflies in the conservatory, sound & ligh...
There is a large area of dancing lights with holiday music, fun for children, a lovely gift shop, cookies and so much more!!! Opening dates to see the lights are the last two weekends of November and weekends in D...

Hudson Springs Park

Hudson 6.0 mi away
#1 of 1 Nature & Parks in Hudson
Nice walking trails, facilities to canoe/ kayak, picnic, children's' playground make this an favorite spot during weekends for families, exercise enthusiasts and dog walkers.
Big park with a playground, awesome sled riding hill, corn hole, picnic pavilions, nice disc golf course and a really beautiful lake to kayak, canoe or fish.
#2 of 8 Nature & Parks in Akron
Nature Realm offers hiking trails (some covered by asphalt for easy accessibility), a nature center with interesting and informative displays, and a collection of local wildflowers, plants, and trees along the paths.
There are many fantastic displays in the Naturealm and being part of the Summit County Metroparks, it is all free.. PLUS, there are wonderful peaceful trails to hike with labeled plants and trees to learn from.

Akron Zoo

Akron 8.2 mi away
#3 of 8 Nature & Parks in Akron
There are goats for the people to feed, there is a wonderful garden with beautiful plants and flowers, there is an aquarium of a sort, a carousel, penguin exhibit, lemur exhibit, snow leopards, etc.... enough anim...
There were several wonderful features this zoo had that are a must: there's a beautiful garden in the back, by the train, with benches so you can sit and enjoy the sounds of fountains & nature.

Brandywine Falls

Sagamore Hills 9.2 mi away
#1 of 1 Nature & Parks in Sagamore Hills
There's a little walk until you can see the falls but it's nice cuz you can hear the stream and you can also see a train trail on the way which is picture perfect.
The falls are beautiful, especially after some rain and if you aren't into hiking, there are some great boardwalks that take you to the top of the falls real close to parking.

Herrick Fen Nature Preserve

Streetsboro 4.8 mi away
#1 of 2 Nature & Parks in Streetsboro
#2 of 2 Nature & Parks in Kent
A lovely walkway wraps around the bog, allowing visitors to appreciate the varied plants and creatures living in this area.
Chipmunks all over, snakes and dragonflies can be seen basking on the boardwalk during warmer parts of the seasons.

Cascade Valley Park

Akron 5.9 mi away
#5 of 8 Nature & Parks in Akron
The first lot has a restroom building and is about a half mile down a level, paved trail from the overlook which is perched precariously on the rim of the Cuyahoga gorge with the sheer clay and shale cliff and the...
60 foot waterfall and lots of access to the Cuyahoga Park trails, an old Indian Single tree, The Portage Trail...very pretty area....Akron area

Summit Metro Parks

Peninsula 7.3 mi away
#1 of 4 Nature & Parks in Peninsula
Numerous park activities include hiking, picnicking and some also have baseball fields, ponds for fishing and in the winter cross country skiing, sledding and ice skating.
Every fall from September 1 - November 31 they have a hiking program where you hike 8 different parks and geta fee walking stick the first year and a badge for the stick every year when you complete the hikes... t...
#8 of 8 Nature & Parks in Akron

Blue Hen Falls

Brecksville 9.2 mi away
#3 of 4 Nature & Parks in Brecksville
Blue Hen Falls is a gem and a reward for a quick hike in the park.It's a small falls,the hike and the local nature make it worthwhile.
My husband took the short hike to the falls and then went along the Buckeye Trail for some much-needed relaxation after a whirlwind of travel and family wedding events.

Cuyahoga Valley National Park

Brecksville 11.2 mi away
#1 of 4 Nature & Parks in Brecksville
Ride a train, bike for 100s of miles on well-maintained paths, or hike trails of diverse types with impressive rock formations, waterfalls, wetlands with otters, historic restored settlements, and much more.
The Beaver Marsh area is one of our favorites, though we also spot wildlife all throughout the trail (great blue herons, tri-colored heron, turtles galore sunning themselves, etc).
#2 of 4 Nature & Parks in Peninsula
However, the ticket prices are reasonable and you can watch your children on the bunny hill while you are inside.
Night skiing is super fun too, you gotta try it!

Springfield Lake Park

Akron 9.3 mi away
#7 of 8 Nature & Parks in Akron
This is a great place to enjoy nature and the wonderful outdoors.
Large park, very nice, well maintained.