Summer Fun in Akron, Ohio

By Product Expert | Posted in Community, Just for Fun, Seasonal on Monday, July 22nd, 2019 at 6:23 pm
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Parks in Akron, Ohio

Summer is the best time of the year to go on an adventure with your family. There are always new places to swim, hike, and spend time together. What are some parks in Akron, Ohio where these adventures can happen? Keep reading to learn more!

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Cuyahoga Valley National Park

Located on Boston Mills Road in Penninsula, this 33,000-acre park is home to over 125 hiking trails and many different plants and animals that came back after the infamous fire fifty years ago. Click the link below for more information about the activities commemorating this fire. Other popular attractions of this park include the Beaver Marsh, Brandywine Falls, The Ledges, Blue Hen Falls, and the Ohio and Erie Canal Towpath Trail. Check out the website for more information and to plan your trip today!

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Portage Lakes State Park

This park is located on Manchester Road in Akron. The park is home to 441 acres with nine different trails to hike on. Other family-friendly activities at this park include boating, disc golf, dog park, fishing, picnicking, and swimming. Click the link below for more information and to plan your trip today!

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Loyal Oak Lake Park

Located on Hametown Road in Norton, Loyal Lake Park has been a destination for families since the 1950s. This is a membership-only park. Here, you can enjoy features such as 6 acres of lake to swim in with lifeguards, smoke-free areas, mini golf, disc golf, playgrounds, and many more! For more information and to plan your trip today, click the link below.

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Summit Metro Parks

Located on Treaty Line Road in Akron, Summit Metro Park has 14,000 acres at its disposal. These acres are split into 16 parks and more than 150 trails. Whether you are an experienced hiker or are looking to go less than a mile, there is a trail for everyone!

Summit Metro Parks is also autism-friendly. Staff members of the park received special training so that they would be able to assist visitors that might need extra assistance during their visit to the park. For more information about the park and to plan your trip, click the link below.

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