Mentor Lagoons Nature Preserve, Mentor

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#5 of 7 in Parks in Lake County
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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  • We visited national parks, state parks, and other preserves, and for a city park the Mentor Lagoons Nature Preserve is astonishing. It's a little less than a square mile in size, but boasts a nature p...  more »
  • a very special place to relax-easy to find and very seldom crowded --a special place to pray and find peace  more »
  • Great short hike for two bird watchers. I wished we could have found a trail that went closer to the marsh. The Rim trail never got close enough to do bird watching. But we loved hearing the waves cra...  more »

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