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Sandy Ridge Reservation

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beautiful place

wonderful experience with charming path, wildlife, even a bald eagle if your lucky. great for... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
Beautiful restored wetlands

We have been going to Sandy Ridge Reservation for years. The restored wetlands, the flora, ducks... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2018
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“bird watching”(2 reviews)
“wetlands”(10 reviews)
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6195 Otten Rd, North Ridgeville, OH 44039-1117
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I work outside, and for a while i was working in north ridgeville. I stopped there to use the restroom, seems like a nice park. It seems like alot of people go there for bird watching, doesnt seem like there's much else to do except...More

Thank mcrixx
Reviewed 2 October 2018

wonderful experience with charming path, wildlife, even a bald eagle if your lucky. great for strolling, bird watching, and enjoying nature.

Thank smyczek1
Reviewed 18 June 2018

We have been going to Sandy Ridge Reservation for years. The restored wetlands, the flora, ducks, deer and Eagles are provide an environment that can't be found in many places in Lorain County. Walking through Sandy Ridge is a great way to experience nature close...More

Thank klevis57
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

This nature preserve has a large wetland circled by a gravel trail. It’s about a ten minute walk through the woods from the parking lot to the wetland itself. It is a good place for birdwatching since there are so many species that live there...More

Thank IvanSusanin1613
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

This was property that was set aside & designated a wetlands area. It is a part of the Metro park system. It is a little off the main roads but plenty of signs to follow. The walking path is nice & easy to walk with...More

Thank deice1957
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

We had not been to this hidden treasure in a couple years and once we got there we could not understand why since we are are only about twenty minutes from it. This is an absolutely beautiful wetlands that is teeming with wildlife. The facilities...More

Thank Bob D
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Beautiful area to look at birds, including an eagle! There is a crushed gravel path around the park so you can easily view it from different areas.

Thank ezrunnerp
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Great for taking a walk. However I was not aware that you couldn't bring dogs which was a disappointment. Kind of a drive unless you live on the far West side of Cleveland.

Thank jenmcdonald75
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We go to visit the birds often! A short walk through the woods and you come out to a different world! A swamp with a very colorful and active wildlife!

Thank Joanna T
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

This is a very nice park, with a great walking path. In addition to all the bird life you can do tours with the parks in the summer. Friendly staff, and clean park!

Thank jmorningstar
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13 September 2018|
Response from IvanSusanin1613 | Reviewed this property |
Good question! No, pets and bicycles aren’t allowed, since it’s a kind of nature preserve. A lot of migrating birds pass through here and the rangers don’t want them to be startled or hurt. Oh, by the way, give the geese a... More