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Mentor Lagoons Nature Preserve, Mentor

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Wildlife Area Nature / Park
The nature preserve includes 1.5 miles of shoreline with rare dune plants, a riverine marsh, mature oak bluff and crescent-shaped open waterways.

Containing the greatest diversity of wetland communities within the marsh basin, it serves as an important breeding and nursery area for fish and waterfowl and provides a resting place for neo-tropical birds and butterflies as they migrate each year.

The adjacent marina has 400 drive-up wet slips and the docks can accommodate boats up to 50 feet in length.
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  • I agree with the other reviewer who said this is a "best kept secret" in Mentor! We only had about an hour and a half, but we enjoyed about a 3 mile walk on nice, level, crushed stone path through woo...  more »
  • The main path is sandy and dead ends; it's not a loop. There are various loops off of the main path that are interesting, but not all of them allow bikes. I think the area is pretty safe, but if you w...  more »
  • trails are awesome, most lead to the lake, some will wrap around to the other side. Its a fun day to hike or run . Very safe!  more »