Tickets for Breakfast with the Easter Bunny
Sales begin at 8 am February 3 for Lake County residents & Farmpark members.

Order online or call or visit Lake Metroparks Registration: 440-358-7275.
Farmpark members must call registration to receive their membership benefit.



Embrace winter with activities in your parks

Cross-country skiing • snowshoeing • sledding • hiking

Trail conditions: 440-256-2118 x4178


Join us for the Winter Hike this Sunday before the Super Bowl.

1 to 4 pm at Penitentiary Glen Reservation

Trails await you at Penitentiary Glen Reservation - Photo by Kevin Vail



Winter Blast Weekends boy petting sheep - photo by Earl Linaburg

Winter Blast Weekends

January 30, 31 February 6, 7, 13, 14
9 am to 5 pm

Lake Metroparks Farmpark


Winter Art Show 2016 - Burroughs Nature Club - Mr. Shipman in Mentor Marsh circa 1920s

Winter Art Show: Burroughs Nature Club
(100th Birthday Celebration)

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 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.

Chapin Forest Reservation with Twin Ponds shelter and sledding hill in background - photo by greennite
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