Shelters

Shelter at Gully Brook Park

Shelter amenities

 

All shelters provide picnic tables, grills, restrooms, and other amenities and are great for family reunions or other special gatherings. Some of the shelters include power, nearby trails, playground equipment, and volleyball courts for additional fun.

 

How to Reserve a Shelter

Make your reservations online, by phone, mail or in person.

Deposits

  • A $50 refundable deposit is required of Lake County residents wishing to reserve a picnic shelter.
  • Customers living outside Lake County pay a $50 refundable deposit and a $25 rental fee.

Payment

Payment can be made in person, by phone, online or by mailing the reservation information to Lake Metroparks Registration Department, 11211 Spear Road, Concord Township, Ohio 44077.

Contact information

Lake Metroparks Registration Department
11211 Spear Road
Concord Twp., OH 44077
440-358-7275 or 1-800-669-9226.
Hours: 8 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday

Privacy policy

At Lake Metroparks, we are committed to protecting your privacy and creating a safe and secure online environment for anyone who visits and uses our reservation system on our site. 

Click here to view Lake Metroparks’ Privacy Policy and Security Statement.
Click here for Lake Metroparks Rules and Regulations.

Naturalist guide service

Add a specialized nature program to your family or group visit to Lake Metroparks. Various topics and general discovery hikes available.

Fee: $40 (1- to 1.5-hour program)
For information call 440-358-7275.

 

Reservable shelters



Chagrin River Park (Reeves Road entrance)

Located on Reeves Road in Eastlake. The shelter capacity is 75. Shelter has electricity.
Park offers flush type restrooms, a playground, sand volleyball court, hiking trails, fishing in the Chagrin River and a recreational field. Flush type restrooms.
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Chagrin River Park (Rural Drive entrance)

Located on Rural Drive in Eastlake. The shelter capacity is 75. Shelter has electricity.

The park offers flush type restrooms, hiking trails, fishing in the Chagrin River.
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Chapin Forest Reservation (Twin Ponds shelter)

Located on Hobart Road in Kirtland. The shelter capacity is 75. Shelter has fireplace and electricity.
Park offers flush type restrooms, a playground, recreational field, volleyball, hiking trails, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, ski and snowshoe rental and pond fishing.



 

 

 

 

 

 

Chapin Forest Reservation (Forest Shelter)

Located on Rt. 306 in Kirtland. Shelter capacity is 40. No electricity.
Park offers pit type restrooms, a playground, hiking trails and pond fishing.
This park has limited access in the winter (open May 1 through November 30).
Reservable for 2015 Click here to reserve

 

 

Chapin Forest Reservation (Quarry Shelter)
Located on Route 306 in Kirtland. The shelter capacity is 75.

Shelter overlooks a small pond. Park offers pit type restrooms, hiking trails and pond fishing.
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Concord Woods Nature Park

Located on Spear Road in Concord Twp. The shelter capacity is 75. Shelter has fireplace and electricity.
Park offers pit type restrooms, a playground, hiking trails and pondfishing. pit type restrooms,
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Fairport Harbor Lakefront Park - Beach Shelter (western half of shelter)

Located at 301 Huntington Beach Dr. in Fairport Harbor. The capacity of the reservable (western) half of this shelter is 40. Shelter has electricity.
Park offers flush type restrooms, a volleyball court, fire ring, restrooms and a guarded swim area nearby.
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NOTE: The eastern half of this shelter (capacity 40) is first come, first served.  Open year-round.


 

Girdled Road Reservation (South Shelter)

Located on Radcliffe Road in Concord Twp. The shelter and surrounding area can accommodate up to 250 people. Shelter has electricity.
Park offers pit type restrooms, a playground, hiking trails and pond fishing.



Gully Brook Park

Located on River Road in Willoughby Hills. The shelter capacity is 75. Shelter has electricity.
Park offers flush type restrooms, a hiking trail, a fire ring near the shelter and a playground.
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Helen Hazen Wyman Park

Lake Metroparks Helen Hazen Wyman Park • Concord Twp. Located on Painesville Warren Road in Concord Twp., alongside Big Creek. The shelter capacity is 75. Shelter has electricity. Park offers pit type restrooms, a playground, fishing in the Grand River and Big Creek and a game field.
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Hidden Valley Park

Located on Klasen Road in Madison Twp., alongside the Grand River. The shelter capacity is 75. Shelter has electricity.
Park offers pit type restrooms, a playground, hiking trails and fishing in the Grand River (Ohio fishing license required).
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Lakeshore Reservation - Lakeview (west)

Located on Lockwood Road in North Perry Village, on the shores of Lake Erie. The Lakeview shelter capacity is 75. Shelter has electricity.

Park offers flush type restrooms, a sundial, a paved All Peoples Trail and access to the Lake Erie shoreline.
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Lakeshore Reservation - Shadyside (east)

Located on Lockwood Road in Perry, on the shores of Lake Erie. The shelter capacity is 75. Shelter has electricity.

This park offers flush type restrooms, a paved All Peoples Trail and access to the Lake Erie shoreline.
Reservable for 2015 Click here to reserve

 

 

Penitentiary Glen Reservation
Located on Kirtland-Chardon Road in Kirtland. The shelter capacity is 75. Shelter has electricity.

Park offers accessible facilities, flush type restrooms (open Nature Center hours), picnic area with grills, All People's Trail, drinking water, restrooms, hiking trails, cross-country skiing, Nature Center, the Kevin P. Clinton Wildlife Center, The Nature Store gift shop and a bridle trail.
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Riverview Park
Located on Bailey Road in Madison Twp., alongside the Grand River. The shelter capacity is 75. Shelter has electricity.

Park offers pit type restrooms, trails, access to the Grand River, a fire ring near the shelter and a winter sledding hill.
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Veterans Park

Located on Hopkins Road in Mentor. The shelter capacity is 75. Shelter has fireplace and electricity.

Park offers flush type restrooms, a playground, fishing, hiking trails (some paved).
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Other shelters

In addition to the reservable shelters listed above, Lake Metroparks makes available the following shelters on a first come, first served basis:

For more information please call the Lake Metroparks Registration Department at
440-358-7275 or 1-800-669-9226.

 
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