Open daily through February 28 • 9 am to 5 pm
Penitentiary Glen Nature Center
While you're here, visit a park!
Lake Metroparks Mission
Lake Metroparks board and staff maintain a genuine commitment to the community, which
reflected in the balanced offering of programs shaped to fulfill the agency's mission:
To conserve and preserve the natural resources of Lake County while providing a variety
safe, affordable and enjoyable educational and recreational programs and activities that
the quality of life in Lake County now and for the generations to follow.
A picturesque winter wonderland at Chapin Forest Reservation. Photo by greennite
Rotating images photo credits:
Seat with a view at Fairport Harbor Lakefront Park: a Gary Thomas Image
Winter wonderland above falls at Baker Road Park: Sam Scheony
Sunset over Lake Erie viewed from Lake Erie Bluffs: greennite
A wintery view of Lake Erie at Fairport Harbor: Jeff Tailpale
Come outside and explore your parks this winter: Carolyn Lingenfelter