Visit Bedford Reservation 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.
Sagamore Creek Loop is a hidden gem among steep forested slopes, where one can view several small waterfalls and deep ravines.
The former location of the Astorhurst Golf Course, this site is an excellent place to begin a hike through the beautiful Bedford Reservation.
Immerse yourself in the spectacular cascading falls surrounded by hardwoods and hemlocks.
Explore the one direction Bedford Singletrack trail with 10 distinct sections and connections to the all purpose trail.
Access to the All Purpose Trail and Buckeye Trail.
Small wetland that hosts a large number of frogs and invertebrates. Access to the All Purpose Trail.
Dunham Park Picnic Area is located off Schreiber Road in Bedford Reservation, off Dunham Road in Maple Heights. This area features a picnic shelter...
Connections to mountainbike and bridle trails that provide excellent views of the Tinker's Creek Gorge and surrounding forest. This area is...
Former farmland that provides access to the Forbes Woods Crossing and short section of All Purpose Trail.
Enjoy stunning views and visit the former saw and grist mills, as well as a viaduct that carried trains over Tinker’s Creek.
A top-rated trail for spring wildflowers and scenic views of Tinker's 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.
If you're looking for a fun and festive hike to celebrate St. Patrick's Day, you're in luck! Get...
Join a naturalist to hike in the floodplains of Bedford Reservation with the goal of finding one...
Bring your preschooler to hike in search of waterfalls.