Bedford Reservation

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Bedford Reservation

Ohio

(216) 635-3200

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Things To Do

Wildlife Watching
Bird Watching
Hiking
Picnicking
RVing

Overview

Located in Bedford, Bedford Heights, Oakwood, Valley View and Walton Hills, Bedford Reservation gives the appearance of a continuous forest of large trees and challenging terrain, which apparently discouraged early logging operations. The reservation offers trails and picnic areas, and includes Shawnee Hills Golf Course as one of its attractions. Flowing through Bedford Reservation is Tinkers Creek, named for a member of Moses Cleaveland's surveying party. The stream drops a dramatic 220 feet over a course of two miles and has cut a steep, walled gorge. The gorge, declared a National Natural Landmark, is a unique area with numerous tree, shrub and flower species. The Tinkers Creek Gorge Scenic Overlook on Gorge Parkway offers a spectacular vista particularly in the fall.

Map of Bedford Reservation

Latitude, Longitude: 41.379964, -81.560440

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Phone Numbers

Primary

(216) 635-3200

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