With multiple lakes, rivers, and Lake Erie shorelines, boating opportunities in Cleveland Metroparks abound and range from paddlesports such as canoeing, kayaking, and stand up paddleboarding to sailing and powerboating.
With so many bodies of water, please be aware of the spread of aquatic nuisance species such as Hydrilla being spread from one body of water to another. To stop the spread, clean all vegetation and mud from boats, motors, trailers, clothing and footwear before leaving any location.
Euclid Creek reservation offers shady trails and picnic areas near the creek, surrounded by steep forested hillsides and rocky cliffs.
The reservation is dominated by the 90-acre Hinckley Lake, enjoyed by ice fishermen in the winter months.
Huntington Reservation provides direct access to Lake Erie and offers three miles of nature trails.
From beaches to boat ramps, fitness trails to fishing piers, Lakefront Reservation is a true gem in the “Emerald Necklace”
Marvel at the flowing streams and ride down Ohio’s tallest, fastest toboggan chutes.
Long and narrow, this reservation follows the winding course of the Rocky River from Berea into Lakewood near Lake Erie.
Cleveland Metroparks Affiliate Organization that offers kayaking & stand-up paddleboarding classes and rentals
A 1,200-foot fishing platform, fully stocked bait shop and marina store, e55 on the lake restaurant and bar and more.
Grab a bite and take in stunning panoramic views of the Rocky River, and the cliffs of the valley from the Emerald Necklace Marina.
This site has eight lanes for launching and retrieving watercraft, courtesy dock, restrooms and 100 vehicle/trailer parking spaces.
Boasting views of the Cleveland skyline, Edgewater Park provides access to Lake Erie, offering fun for beach-goers and fishermen alike.
Amenities include a six lane boat launch which has docks available for launching and retrieving watercraft from the beginning of April through the...
Amenities include sand volleyball courts, picnic areas with grills, fishing and kayaking access and the Whiskey Island Marina.
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.
One of Cleveland Metroparks lakefront parks, offering guests a variety of outdoor experiences from the forest to the beach.
Perkins Beach is located at the bottom of a 60ft bluff just north of Cliff Drive. It is accessible from the stairs off of the circular Perkins...
Learn kayaking essentials in the warmth of a pool.
Discover new techniques and learn to move your kayak more intuitively.