Halloween Hayrides Zombie farmers market - photo by Earl Linaburg

Halloween Hayrides ticket sales
Tickets are on sale now for Lake County residents and current out-of-county Farmpark members who joined on/before August 25, 2015.

Farmpark members living outside Lake County who joined on/before August 25, 2015 MUST enter their membership ID to order tickets online or call registration to order by phone prior to September 8.


Out-of-county visitors and new out-of-county Farmpark members who joined August 26, 2015 and
later may order tickets beginning 8 am September 8.


Monarch butterfly on  Milkweed at Lake Erie Bluffs - photo by greennite

Bug Day: Save the Bug!
Penitentiary Glen Reservation
Sunday, September 13, 2015 • noon to 4 pm
Free admission


From Paws to Plumage - the Willdife Art of Linda Merchant

Fall Art Show: From Paws to Plumage
The wildlife art of Linda Merchant

Penitentiary Glen Nature Center

Open 9 am to 5 pm daily through October 11






Three-acre corn maze at Farmpark

Lake Metroparks Farmpark
Open Tues through Sun
• 11 am to 4 pm
Included with Farmpark admission

Weather and field conditions permitting


Click here for 2015 - 2016 Wildlife Management Hunting Assignments.


Vrooman Road Detour to Indian Point 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.

Monarch butterfly - photo by Cathee Thomas
Monarch butterfly - photo by Cathee Thomas