Big Creek Reservation--Memphis Ave. Section

Big Creek Reservation--Memphis Ave. Section

Brooklyn, Ohio 44144

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About this Location

Memphis Picnic area is located at the intersection of Memphis Avenue and Tiedman Road in Big Creek Reservation.

About Big Creek Reservation

A major component of Big Creek Reservation is Big Creek Parkway, a refreshing alternative to the standard suburban commuter routes to Cleveland. The reservation runs parallel to Pearl Road from Valley Parkway to Brookpark Road and is located in Brooklyn, Parma, Parma Heights, Middleburg Heights, and Strongsville.

Undoubtedly the highlight of the reservation is Lake Isaac. Classified as a “glacial pothole” created thousands of years ago, the lake can attract migrant waterfowl and shorebirds. A hiking trail follows the northern side of the lake and passes through marshes, a floodplain, pine plantation, woodlands, and an orchard. The surrounding land is a wildlife sanctuary and home to foxes, mink, deer, opossum, and countless other animals. It is one of the most active wildlife corridors in Cuyahoga County.

Restrooms on site.

No entrance fee.

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