Calling all landscape, retro, portrait and nature photographers! Imagine stepping back in time, to an old summer camp where some of the buildings are more than a century old; years of neglect have taken their toll...imagine a forest along a Wild and Scenic River floodplain, stocked with wildflowers. Imagine this place open for photographers only, [...]

Open House


The Ashtabula County Metroparks is holding its First - ever Open House on Wednesday, 4/26 from 2-6pm at the Metroparks office at 91 N Chestnut Street, Jefferson.   This will be a drop-in event with refreshments provided. Displays and maps of parks and trails, planned trails and structures, and park plans will be available for [...]

Sam Wharram WRGT Birding and Wildflower search


Come check out migrants and wildflowers along the Western Reserve Greenway Trail.  Meet at the Eagleville Parking area on Jefferson-Eagleville Rd. Bring your Newcomb's wildflower guide and binoculars.

Grand River Canoe & Kayak Race RESCHEDULED FOR APRIL 29TH


Saturday, April 29, 2017 Race begins at Harpersfield Covered Bridge Metropark, @ 9am and ends at Hidden Valley Park in Madison. Race course is 8.5 miles. For race day conditions and information: call the SPORTS HOTLINE 440-256-2118 X4178 No pro or ICF boats. Ages 10 & older. Under 18 with an adult. No riders not paddling in [...]

Bicycle Safety Training, Bike Rodeo, Helmet Giveaway


Celebrate Bicycle Safety Month: Herzog Rotary Park-Woodman Ave and the Greenway Trail    Bicycle Safety Program with bike rodeo, bicycle helmet giveaway. Partnering with Ashtabula County District Library Funded in part by the Ohio Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics



Sunday @ 2pm on the Pymatuning causeway (parking area on OH side). We will head directly to the Linesville Fish Hatchery then work way back south through the state game lands (SGL 214).

Native Plant Workshops


Cleveland Museum of Natural History                   Today’s hours: 10am to 10pm 216.231.4600   Native plants bring beauty to your home garden and landscape, and attract birds and pollinators—a great way to bring the natural world to your backyard! This exclusive sale is an excellent source for plants that are difficult to find in regular garden centers, [...]