Visit Bedford Reservation in the fall for a beautiful view from the Tinker’s Creek Scenic Overlook or take on the Bedford mountain bike trail.
This reservation features a deep gorge -- declared a National Natural Landmark -- carved out by Tinker’s Creek, with picturesque vistas and waterfalls. Mature trees and abundant wildflowers are found within its deep forests. It offers trails for hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding, as well as picnic areas and Shawnee Hills Golf Course. At over 2,200 acres, Bedford Reservation gives the appearance of a continuous forest of large trees as it was not logged due to its rugged terrain. Tinker’s Creek, the largest tributary of the Cuyahoga River. A scenic overlook along Gorge Parkway offers a spectacular vista, particularly in the fall.
The former location of the Astorhurst Golf Course, this site is an excellent place to begin a hike through the beautiful Bedford Reservation.
Explore the one direction Bedford Singletrack trail with 10 distinct sections and connections to the all purpose trail.
Immerse yourself in the spectacular cascading falls surrounded by hardwoods and hemlocks.
Enjoy stunning views and visit the former saw and grist mills, as well as a viaduct that carried trains over Tinker’s Creek.
This area provides horse trailer parking and quick access to the reservation's bridle trails near Hemlock Creek.
Enjoy the breathtaking view of Tinker’s Creek Valley as you hike along the woodland or all-purpose trails.
Shawnee Hills consists of a regulation 18 hole course, a 9 hole par 3, driving range and 18-hole FootGolf course.
Tinker's Creek Gorge Scenic Overlook is a National Natural Landmark and offers a spectacular vista particularly in the fall.
This historic parcel of land offers open walking paths, overlooks and signage detailing the former grist and saw mill’s history.
Join us to enjoy the calm of night as we listen for signs of nocturnal wildlife under the moonlight
Take a stroll along the ridge trail of Egbert Loop as we view the forest above Tinker's Creek...
Enjoy a mid-week walk through the flood plain of Tinkers Creek in search of spring wildflowers.