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A look at how some animals survive northeast Ohio winters

Nov 25, 2017

Although wildlife in our area cannot simply turn up the thermostat in their habitat when temperatures get cold, they do have ways to survive some of winter’s most difficult conditions.

Farmpark Daytime Toy Workshop

Oct 30, 2017

Children ages 2 through 11 select a wooden toy to build with Santa’s elves, using drills, power screwdrivers, and of course hammer and nails. Kids then paint and decorate their new toy.

Experience the new 200 ft. public pier at Painesville Township Park

Oct 30, 2017

An ADA-accessible walkway and stairs lead down to the pier, which extends 200 feet into the water and provides public access to the region's greatest natural resource: Lake Erie.

Boat with Lake Metroparks

May 31, 2017 ● By Today's Family

With Lake Erie as the northern boundary to Lake County and the Grand and Chagrin rivers running through, there are numerous opportunities to explore the water—in a variety of watercrafts.

Top six ways to explore and enjoy your Lake Metroparks this summer

Apr 25, 2017 ● By Today's Family

Get outside and take in all the beautiful sites at Lake Metroparks.

Celebrate Earth Day

Mar 21, 2017 ● By Today's Family

Join the fun as Lake Metroparks celebrates Earth Day between noon and 4 pm on Sunday, April 23 at Penitentiary Glen Reservation in Kirtland. Lots of family-friendly activities.

Lake Metroparks Spring Art Show

Feb 21, 2017 ● By Today's Family

A multimedia show featuring photography and woodcarving. Runs March 11 through May 14.

Maple Sugaring Weekends

Feb 21, 2017 ● By Today's Family

Ever wonder how pure maple syrup is produced? Discover how through hands-on demonstrations and crafts as you tap into the fun of Maple Sugaring Weekends at Lake Metroparks Farmpark.

Candy Land has gone WILD!

Oct 24, 2016 ● By Today's Family

Northeast Ohio’s “wildest” holiday tradition continues this year. The Wild Days of Winter game is played just like the iconic board game CANDY LAND, but with a “natural twist.”