Located in Hinckley Township in Medina County, the reservation is dominated by the 90-acre Hinckley Lake, enjoyed by fishermen and paddle sport enthusiasts.
At the southern end of Cleveland Metroparks is Hinckley Reservation, the site of the nationally-known annual Return of the Buzzards. From hiking at Whipp's Ledges to kayaking on Hinckley Lake, there are a variety of activities here for everyone.
Celebrate the return of spring and Buzzards at Hinckley Reservation every year on March 15.
Hinckley Lake is 90-acres and provides a variety of opportunities for recreation on the water, including fishing, boating and swimming.
Hinckley Lake Boat Launch is located off State Road in Hinckley Reservation, between West and East drives in Hinckley Township.
Enjoy a day of picnicking, swimming or hiking. The nearby boathouse offers kayak, paddleboat and paddleboard rentals.
Soak in the scenic view of the east branch of the Rocky River just before it enters Hinckley Lake.
The only place in Northeast Ohio that permits rock climbing. Explore the massive exposed sandstone ledge located off State Road.
Worden’s Ledge features carvings of historical figures done by Noble Stuart along the exposed sand ledge.
Instruction is the fastest way to learn basic paddling skills or to refine your existing skills.
Lessons focus on equipment, basic paddling strokes, and standing on the board.
Join us on a 34-foot canoe for this living history program.