Greenway to Lampson Lake Bicycle Ride


Please come out to join us for a late summer's day ride beginning at Lampson Road on the Greenway to Lampson Lake in Jefferson Twp. The loop ride will be mostly on quiet county roads, crossing the covered bridge on Doyle Rd. After reaching Lampson Lake, we'll return to the starting point, riding back roads [...]

Greenway to Lampson Lake Bicycle Ride2018-05-23T09:34:16+00:00

Photographers in the Parks-Graham Road Covered Bridge


UPDATE: Graham Rd Covered Bridge Metropark, Benson Family Park Monday September 24, 2018   8PM Our late summer photography club/event: Short instructional lesson and time of sharing information and questions.  We'll use this bridge as a subject for light painting. If you have an electonic flash, bring it. A tripod is a must, but if you [...]

Photographers in the Parks-Graham Road Covered Bridge2018-08-16T15:05:56+00:00

Trail Ride & Scavenger Hunt


We're not horsing around....well actually we ARE! If you have ever wanted to go for a horseback ride in our Metroparks, now is your chance. Second of two rides on two different dates for riders of all skill levels. Beginning lessons provided before embarking on the trail. Ride Two of Two: Saturday October 6th,  2018 [...]

Trail Ride & Scavenger Hunt2018-03-02T10:05:27+00:00

Wetland Wanderings November


Wetlands Wanderings In the Eyring Wetlands Park By Joyce Bond, November 2018 As the cold and gray descended on our Ohio landscape recently, I was fortunate to spend some time in warm, sunny Florida. I participated in a couple of the local wildlife presentations put on by some knowledgeable naturalists that included seining for fish [...]

Wetland Wanderings November2018-12-17T08:15:38+00:00

Greenway Trail Ride to Grand River Conservancy


Please come out to join us for an early Autumn ride beginning at the Lampson Road Staging Area trailhead of the Greenway Trail. This will be a loop ride, riding both the Trail and quiet county roads. Helmets are required. This ride is considered moderate with some rolling hills and approximate distance of 20 miles. [...]

Greenway Trail Ride to Grand River Conservancy2018-01-22T15:22:07+00:00

Time to start Thinking About Snow Removal


Ashtabula Metroparks will be taking quotes for two snow plowing routes.   One in the Conneaut Area and one along the Western Reserve Greenway Trail. To pick up a packet or get more information contact Brett Bellas 440-536-1502 Proposals due by Nov. 13th 10 am. QUOTES ARE NOW CLOSED. WE ARE NO LONGER TAKING QUOTES FOR [...]

Time to start Thinking About Snow Removal2018-11-15T14:59:22+00:00

Covered Bridges of Ashtabula County


EVENT CANCELLED, BUT PLEASE STOP BY AND ENJOY OUR COVERED BRIDGE PARK!   Harpersfield Covered Bridge Metropark  Ellsworth Pavilion, south side of the river October 23th, 2018   6pm  FILM CANCELLED Join Carl E. Feather, author of "The Covered Bridges of Ashtabula County", as he presents a Power Point program about the county's 19 covered bridges. [...]

Covered Bridges of Ashtabula County2018-10-01T11:00:58+00:00

Wetland Wanderings Eyring Wetlands Preserve Metropark October


Wetland Wanderings In the Eyring Wetlands Preserve Metropark October 2018, by: Joyce Bond The temperatures have begun an inevitable dip.  On the day that I was able to get out and wander the wetlands, there was a high temperature of 45 degrees and the leaves were finally showing their colors. But as the cold increases, [...]

Wetland Wanderings Eyring Wetlands Preserve Metropark October2018-10-25T14:17:55+00:00

Getting your Bird Feeder Ready for Winter


Lampson Reservoir Metropark 8:30am Workshop Mark Meyer of the Bird Feeder will discuss bird seed mixes for winter and how to stock your feeders with the seeds and nuts that will make your yard a favorite destination for wildlife. Bring a chair, questions!  Jacket, binoculars, shoes for hiking afterwards.  Grass may be wet. Register at:  [...]

Getting your Bird Feeder Ready for Winter2018-01-22T15:32:48+00:00

Red Brook Metropark Bird walk


Sam Wharram Nature Club Presents: Bird and Nature Hike at the old Harbor Golf Course Plan to explore the latest Metropark to be opening in Ashtabula County with local bird expert Marc Hanneman. Hope to enjoy fall colors and whatever birds/wildlife may be active around the old golf course and along Red Brook.  Meet at [...]

Red Brook Metropark Bird walk2018-10-01T15:20:09+00:00