2015 shelter reservations now available!


Wild Days of Winter: A Taste of Seasons

Play just like Candy Land, but with a natural twist!


Open through January 4 at Penitentiary Glen

Join us each Saturday from 1 to 3 pm for Taste of Seasons activities


Photo of bird on feeder by Marsha Wade

Join the 115th annual Christmas Bird Count

Gully Brook Park (December 20)
Penitentiary Glen Reservation (December 27)


Give the gift of nature!



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.

reflective spot on the Buckeye Trail at Penitentiary Glen Reservation - Photo by John Kovach