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Mentor Lagoons Nature Preserve, Mentor

#5 of 7 in Parks in Lake County
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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  • Great atmosphere created by well maintained paths. Easy access to the lake with multiple stair options. Plenty of shade even on the hot days. One of our favorite places to walk.  more »
  • hundreds of acres of undisturbed land with walking trails cut thru the area. There is several areas with steps down to the one and half miles of lake Erie shoreline. Or a trail on the other side of th...  more »
  • 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 »

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