Tickets for Breakfast with the Easter Bunny
Lake County residents & Farmpark members may order now.
Open registration begins Wednesday, February 10, 2016

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



Quilts 2016 at Lake Metroparks Farmpark

Feb. 12 through Mar. 23 • Tues. through Sun. 9 am to 5 pm


Featured artist: Pat Pauly from Rochester, NY

PLUS Judged show • More than 200 quilts in all • Workshops


While you're here, visit a park!





Winter Blast Weekends boy petting sheep - photo by Earl Linaburg

Winter Blast Weekends

February 13, 14 • 9 am to 5 pm

Lake Metroparks Farmpark


Fun Day Monday at Penitentiary Glen Reservation

Fun Day Monday

February 15 • 10 am to 4 pm
Penitentiary Glen Nature Center




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.


Burroughs Nature Club (100th year celebration)

January 23 through February 28 • 9 am to 5 pm

Penitentiary Glen Nature Center • FREE

Burroughs Nature Club is one of the oldest nature clubs in the U.S., founded in Willoughby in 1916 by some of Cleveland’s leading scientists, scholars, naturalists and photographers of the era. Embark on a visual journey through time via this never-before-seen unique and historical collection featuring hand-colored photographs by C.M. Shipman, one of the earliest members of Burroughs.


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