Hinckley Reservation

Hinckley Reservation

Address:Bellus Road
Hinckley, OH 44233

Phone:216-635-3200
Fax:216-635-3286
Web: www.clemetparks.com
Size: 2,275 acres.
Location:About 20 miles southwest of downtown Cleveland, off State Route 606 about a mile south of the junction with Route 303.
Facilities:Picnic areas with shelters, concessions, trails, lake, boat launch, pier, swimming pool (open seasonally), ball fields, sports courts, historic sites, geocache site.
Activities:Boating, fishing, swimming, hiking, bicycling, horseback riding, basketball, volleyball, ice skating, ice fishing, sledding.
Special Features:Annual park highlights include a March "return of the buzzards," in which celebrations are carried out to welcome the returning migratory birds from their wintering grounds in Florida.

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9 /PRNewswire/ -- For 50 years people have been celebrating the buzzard's annual trek north to Hinckley Reservation - their summer home.
50 years and hundreds of thousands of visitors later, the return of the buzzards at Hinckley Reservation is a must-do event.
Visitors from far and wide, armed with binoculars, cameras and, most importantly, a sense of humor, flock to the Buzzard Roost in Hinckley Reservation to await the official spotting of the season's first buzzard (turkey vulture) - a sure sign of spring's return, as well
The free event features a buzzard scoreboard, displays and exhibits, naturalist-led hikes, live bird programs, musical entertainment, a historical reenactment program, Buzzard Bingo games for kids, bus tours of Hinckley Reservation, EarthWords Nature Shop with unique buzzard-related merchandise, anniversary cake, refreshments, and more
National Fishing Week Celebration Day will be held Saturday, June 1 at Hinckley Lake in Hinckley Reservation.
Get away from the city, and appreciate the natural wonder of Cleveland Metroparks landmarks like Tinker's Creek and Tinker's Greek Gorge Scenic Overlook in Bedford Reservation, or Whipp's and Worden's Ledges in Hinckley Reservation.
In Hinckley Reservation, ice fishing is permitted at Hinckley Lake (near the boathouse), Judges Lake, and Ledge Lake.
Huntington Beach in Huntington Reservation, Wallace Lake in Mill Stream Run Reservation, and Hinckley Lake in Hinckley Reservation are free and open at 11 a.
Emerald Necklace Marina in Rocky River Reservation, Hinckley Boathouse in Hinckley Reservation, and Wallace Lake in Mill Stream Run Reservation provide boating enthusiasts with a good starting point for their nautical outings, with convenient concession stands, equipment rental, and bait and tackle.
Visit some of the breath-taking natural landmarks of Cleveland Metroparks, including Tinker's Creek and Tinker's Creek Gorge Scenic Overlook in Bedford Reservation, Chippewa Creek in Brecksville Reservation, and Whipp's and Worden's Ledges in Hinckley Reservation.
If you are willing to brave the cold in exchange for a relaxing day of ice fishing, Hinckley Reservation with its three lakes, is the place for you.