Paddleboards and kayaks available to rent at Fairport Harbor Lakefront Park.

Beach at Fairport Harbor Lakefront Park
Open Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day

Concessions open and lifeguards on duty 9:30 am to 8 pm (weather permitting)

Live Harborcam


While you're here, visit a park!


Spring wildflowers in bloom

Jack-in-the-pulpit: through 6/1

Mayapple through 6/1


Northcoast Senior Games - Putt Putt Golf

Sign up for Northcoast Senior Games

Games run June 4 through 11 • Ages 50+
Deadline to register: May 26


Invasion of the Cicadas

17-year "periodical" cicadas ready to emerge

Lake Metroparks Mission

Lake Metroparks board and staff maintain a genuine commitment to the community, which is 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 of
safe, affordable and enjoyable educational and recreational programs and activities that
enhance the quality of life in Lake County now and for the generations to follow.



Jack in the Pulpit at Riverview Park - Photo by Kevin Vail

Rotating images photo credits:

  • View from the natural beach at Lake Erie Bluffs: Kevin Vail
  • Jack in the Pulpit at Riverview Park: Kevin Vail
  • View from overlook deck at Pete's Pond Preserve: greennite
  • Lots of space to play at Canine Meadow Dog Park: Derek Snyder
  • Spring blossoms at Penitentiary Glen Reservation: greennite
  • Following the leader at Chagrin River Park: Carolyn Lingafelter