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Wetland Preservation

Walking Trails

Bradley Nature Park: featuring nature trails

DIRECTIONS: Crocker Road South to Route 254/Detroit Road. Turn right on Detroit to Bradley Road. Turn right on Bradley. The park will be on your left.

Westlake Recreation Center: featuring an asphalt 1.25 mile loop.

DIRECTIONS: located 1/4 mile east of Crocker-Bassett Road on Hilliard Blvd. (water and bathrooms available). Opens at 5:30 a.m. on weekdays, 7:00 a.m. on Saturday and 10:00 a.m. on Sunday.

Black River Reservation: featuring the Bridgeway Trail— 3-1/2 miles of paved all-purpose trail that follows the Black River

DIRECTIONS: (burr oak entrance): I-90 West to Route 254/Detroit Road exit. Turn right/North on to Detroit Road past Mike Bass Ford & Quaker Steak. Before the bridge turn on to Golf Road then immediately turn right on to Ford Road. Follow the Lorain County park signs and Rolling Hill Road to entrance on the right. Park has a pavilion and bathrooms.

Hinckley Hills: featuring seven trails ranging from 1 to 6 miles in length

DIRECTIONS: Take 71 South to Route 303. Take 303 easts to Route 606. Take Route 606 South to Bellus Rd, and stay on Bellus Rd. East about 400 yards (past dam/waterfall on your right). Turn right into park, and right again into car park.

Rocky River Nature Center: featuring trails of varying lengths and views of the Rocky River Valley

DIRECTIONS: Located at 24000 Valley parkway in Rocky River Reservation, north of Cedar Point Road in North Olmsted. Head south on Crocker Rd toward Schwartz Rd, then Take the 1st left onto Schwartz Rd. Turn right at Center Ridge Rd. Take the 1st left onto Porter Rd. Turn left at Butternut Ridge Rd. Turn left at Columbia Rd. Take the 1st right onto Cedar Point Rd. Turn left at Cleveland Metro Park Dr/Valley Pkwy.

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Thank you for your patience and understanding as we work to preserve the wetlands. Please call 216.472.2284 or visit for the most up-to-date information about the trails.

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