Please be advised: the Greenway Trail from Rock Creek south to Orwell will be receiving a fresh coat of sealant. Work is scheduled to start Wednesday June 13th. There may be closures or delays. Please be patient. Thank you!
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Ashtabula County Metroparks and ACDL set to Rock this summer Park visitors can search for special painted rocks https://www.facebook.com/metroparksrocksashtabula/ JEFFERSON—Ashtabula County Metroparks and the Ashtabula County District Library (ACDL) are partners in a summer 2018 project that will make park visitation fun, and possibly profitable, for individuals and families. #MetroParksRocks! and #ACDLRocks! are the [...]
Join the Volunteer Bike Patrol! Come join a group that helps enhance the experience for all users of the Greenway Trail. The Volunteer Bike Patrol endeavors to provide the following: Information-Bike patrol volunteers frequently talk with trail users, answering questions and distributing trail maps. Assistance-help trail users experiencing problems, e.g., provide first aid or emergency [...]
The Metroparks Volunteer Program Committee has been working hard all winter to bring new and updated programs to our Metroparks! Check out or download the New “Ashtabula County Metroparks Guide and Calendar of Events” created by Carl Feather: 2018 Master Calendar of events You can also find a copy on our “Information” page. Join a [...]
Metroparks Hosts Bike Safety and Helmet Giveaway Event May 20 on the Greenway Trail Jefferson, OH. Ashtabula County Metroparks and its Bike Patrol will conduct “Get Ready To Ride”, a bicycle safety and helmet giveaway to as part of Bike Safety Week on Sunday, May 20, 2018, from 1:30 – 4:30pm at [...]
IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 5, 2018 Contact: Scott Grunder (231) 398-4220 Ludington Biological Station SEA LAMPREY CONTROL PLANNED FOR LAKE ERIE TRIBUTARY U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service personnel will apply lampricides to the Conneaut Creek systems in Ashtabula County to kill sea lamprey larvae burrowed in the stream bottom. The applications will be conducted between April [...]
A new program this year in partnership with the Ashtabula County District Library! Dates and times of painting labs will be posted by ACDL. #MetroParksRocks! Paint Talented rock painters from AshtabulaRocks and the Ashtabula County District Library (ACDL) will paint rocks during the winter and spring of 2018. Want to join a rock painting lab [...]
Greenway Trail conditions When the snow starts to fly, check the Greenway Trail conditions by contacting the Grand River Trail Riders. This group of volunteers monitor and groom the Trail during the winter months. Parking for snowmobile trailers: please use the Lampson Staging Area Trailhead just east of the trail. Entrance is south off of [...]
Join in with the Grand River Trail Riders snowmobile club as they take a 2 hr group ride on the Western Reserve Greenway. The ride leaves at 10am from Lampson Staging Area trail head on the Greenway. The Club will also be selling refreshments and hot dogs from their clubhouse located near the Greenway at [...]
Ashtabula County Metroparks recently partnered with Western Reserve Land Conservancy to purchase and permanently conserve 602 acres in the City of Conneaut. The impressive property boasts nearly one mile of undeveloped Lake Erie shoreline, a natural estuary, and more than 230 acres of high-quality wetlands. Moreover, the acquisition, adjacent to the 3,400-acre Roderick Wildlife Preserve [...]