Mentor, Ohio

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Top Photography Spots in and near Mentor

  • Cleveland, Ohio

    Photograph Lake Erie at Edgewater Park

    Lake Erie off of Cleveland has one of the most beautiful sunsets in the Midwest! Bring your camera to Edgewater Park to capture the sun setting from land (free and easy parking), or kayak on the lake and get an encompassing view of the City at sunset.
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  • Valley View, Ohio

    Bike along the Cuyahoga River via Lock 39 Trailhead

    39.57 mi / 1804 ft gain
    The best way to tack the Towpath Trail along the remains of the Ohio and Erie Canal is by peddling it. Start at the Lock 39 Trailhead going south toward the Botzum Trailhead early in the morning before the crowds to ride upstream is the best way to start. Located a little over a mile East of I-77...
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  • Northfield, Ohio

    Hike to Contour Falls

    1 mi
    This hike begins at the trail-head of Cuyahoga National Park. Once arrived, you will cross a bridge overlooking the Cuyahoga River. You will take the tow-path left, and follow it under the Route 82 bridge (you will pass a manmade waterfall on your right, but still have 0.4 miles to go). You will ...
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  • Northfield, Ohio

    Hike up Brandywine Creek to Brandywine Falls

    2 mi
    You first park in the Brandywine Falls picnic area shown there on the map. There are three ways you go can go right off the start. You want to take the trail to the left named the "Stanford Trail." The trail consists of medium to large stones that are white in color. If you see this you are o...
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  • Peninsula, Ohio

    Blue Hen Falls

    2.87 mi / 518 ft gain
    Within Cuyahoga Valley National Park lies an amazing little waterfall known as Blue Hen Falls. There are few parking spots at the given address but there is an overflow lot right across the street. After parking you will descend down a semi steep hill and arrive at a bridge. Once you cross the br...
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  • Peninsula, Ohio

    Buckeye Towpath Loop

    7.77 mi / 860 ft gain
    Plan to park at the Boston Store Visitor Center. From here, head west on W Boston Mill Road, where you'll pick up the Buckeye Trail just after the train tracks on your left-hand side. Follow the Buckeye Trail crossing over W Boston Mill Road and heading north toward Blue Hen Falls. Continue nort...
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  • Peninsula, Ohio

    Ledges Trail

    2.34 mi / 210 ft gain
    Drive and park in the area shown on the map. If you are in the parking lot near a big open field, you made it to the right place. There are two ways to take the trail from here, south or north. I suggest that you go North first (towards the shelter area). Follow this trail into the woods and ...
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