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Brecksville Reservation, Brecksville

#28 of 110 in Wildlife in Ohio
Nature / Park · Hidden Gem · Wildlife Area
Brecksville Reservation is the largest urban park in the U.S. state of Ohio. Chippewa Creek flows through the 3,026-acre (1,225 ha) reservation, which is home to a section of the Buckeye Trail. The park supports a diverse set of ecosystems, featuring fields, a river plain, gorges, and a variety of forested areas.
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  • We’ve been visiting this park occasionally to hike for almost twenty years, and thought we’d seen everything here, but a few days ago we eschewed the usual starting point near the nature center due...  more »
  • Although we're hikers, we definitely saw strollers, dog walkers and trail runners enjoying themselves. There are also Bridle Trails, so if you're walking on those, you're apt to meet up with a rider....  more »
  • I walked the Hemlock Loop Trail and it was the kind of trail I love with good uphill climbs and sweet surprises along the way. It's a very busy trail, most likely due to it's easy access combined with a challenging hike. I can't wait to go back and hike the other trails!
  • Fantastic trails throughout. Deer lick cave is an interesting attraction, but it is very muddy around it. In spring it is often full of frogs. The hills throughout the park are moderate to high for the area, but certainly not mountains. The salamander loop trail ends with a nice overlook that is worth a stop.

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