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Rocky River Reservation

Open Now: 06:00 - 23:00
Open today: 06:00 - 23:00
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Great park for a walk/hike

I'm pretty sure my friends and i took a walk here on one of the hottest days of the year, but it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Massillon, Ohio
via mobile
Friday night Lectures

I love the nature center during the day and now one can attend lectures on Friday nights. The... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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“bike ride”(11 reviews)
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24000 Valley Pkwy, Cleveland, OH 44070-4600
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm pretty sure my friends and i took a walk here on one of the hottest days of the year, but it was still enjoyable! Nice walking trails, mostly shaded. Took about an hour, hour and a half, at a slow pace, with lots of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank 268andreab268
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love the nature center during the day and now one can attend lectures on Friday nights. The exhibits are interactive and would be most exciting for the very young

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Mzfitness
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went for a long walk here and really enjoyed the scenery. Clean and relatively safe place for a visit although you still should be aware of your surroundings if you visit alone as it is still close to a big city. While walking here a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank men0tu
Reviewed 6 January 2019

My esteemed spouse and his sister and I spent a wonderful afternoon here on a sunny January afternoon...And I'm so glad we did! We parked at the nature center and stopped in for a quick visit there, then continued on a hike on one of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank acandkc
Reviewed 13 December 2018

Rocky river metro reservation runs through Rocky river - which - in summer/spring after a ran fall flows like a stream in the mountain ( at places ).. Along the way, there are lakes - just like Wallace Lake south if Bagley road, where you...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank SumitSeng
Reviewed 18 November 2018

The Cleveland Metroparks are right at your back door...no matter where you are in Greater Cleveland. The Rocky River Reservation on Cleveland's southwest side includes golf, horseback riding, picnic facilities, hiking, jogging, nature studies and just plain tranquility...and all within an urban / suburban setting....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank grichard2018
Reviewed 8 November 2018

For people who reside near the RRR, we are so fortunate. An amazing bike trail cum walking path; fishing easily available. marina has benches under trees and a store to buy ice cream and other goodies. And, it's free. There's a golf course too, which...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 195markf
Reviewed 5 October 2018

When one originate from Southern California one has a true appreciation for the drive through this reservation. The changing seasons and the lovely colors it brings keeps me coming through. Watching the river swell and recede is a wake up call to the power of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ShelleyTelly
Reviewed 22 September 2018

While traveling for business, I stumbled upon the Rocky River Reservation by accident, after a wrong turn. It was one of the most beautiful places I have seen, and hidden right in the middle of city. I was so impressed by the number of people...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank allisony477
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

So, I have just recently taken up hiking, so I visited Rocky River Reservation due to its proximity to my house. Using the Cleveland Metroparks app, I found a trail to give it a try. I love the app, and like the directions feature that...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank tracyamarek
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30 July 2018|
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Response from travelguy21776 | Reviewed this property |
I probably wouldn’t. Water was green with algae. Full of plants and other things.
Erin K
25 June 2018|
Response from Pross | Reviewed this property |
That is correct, miles and miles that you can walk
11 May 2017|
Response from 575glennk |
Yes, leashed only on the hike/walk trails. No dogs allowed on bridle paths.