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.
Indian Point Picnic Area has everything for the perfect picnic or group adventure. Fire up the grill or enjoy a hike along Hinckley Lake.
Concessions fare including snacks, beverages and a limited variety of Honey Hut ice cream.
Johnson’s Picnic Area has everything for the perfect picnic or group adventure. Fire up the grill or enjoy a hike along Hinckley Lake.
Plan your event at Ledge Lake! This room within the closed building includes a fireplace, tables, chairs, grills, basketball court and fishing lake...
Plan your picnic at Ledge Lake! This open shelter includes picnic tables, grills, shared-use features include fishing, ice fishing, basketball...
Ledge Pool and Recreation Area features swimming, Learn-to-Swim classes, fishing in Ledge Lake, sand volleyball and picnicking.
Plan your picnic at Redwing Picnic Area! This enclosed shelter includes a fireplace, picnic tables, grills, ball field and volleyball poles/net.
Plan your picnic at Rising Valley Park! This open shelter includes electricity, ball field, playground and grills.
Plan your picnic at Spillway Picnic Area! Includes changing and swimming area, picnic tables, refreshments and grills.
Top O’Ledges Picnic Area has everything for the perfect picnic or group adventure.
Whipp’s Ledge Picnic Area has everything for the perfect picnic or group adventure. Fire up the grill or enjoy a hike along scenic trails.
Hike around Hinckley Lake to find the telltale signs of spring.
Join the Official Buzzard Spotter for this annual tradition of spotting the first buzzard to...
Travel up and down hills and through boulders and rock ledges on this energetic and exciting hike.