Since 1917, Cleveland Metroparks has been committed to a mission of conservation, education and recreation. As Cleveland Metroparks looks ahead to the next 100 years of growth and beyond, it guides itself by Cleveland Metroparks 2020: The Emerald Necklace Centennial Plan. The plan is based on five strategic goals - Protection, Relevancy, Connections, Come Out and Play and Organizational Sustainability.
Get in touch with Brian Zimmerman and the Leadership Team at Cleveland Metroparks. Learn more about Cleveland Metroparks leadership.
Cleveland Metroparks is a separate political subdivision of the state of Ohio and is governed by Cleveland Metroparks Board of Park Commissioners
Cleveland Metroparks will conserve significant natural resources and enhance people’s lives by integrating high-quality outdoor education, recreation and zoological opportunities into people’s lives.
Celebrate Cleveland Metroparks Centennial! View history, centennial events and more.
Find out what we do & where we are in Ohio, by the numbers. From 18 reservations to the most visited year-round attraction, we’ve got a lot to offer you!
Cleveland Metroparks Rangers patrol more than 23,000 acres of land, 100 miles of connecting trails and the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo.
Cleveland Metroparks is a three-time winner of Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting.
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Learn more about the past 100 years and the evolution of the Emerald Necklace.
Cleveland Metroparks 2020: The Emerald Necklace Centennial Plan is guided by five strategic goals: protection, relevancy, connections, Come Out and Play and organizational sustainability.
Cleveland Metroparks is committed to providing quality recreational opportunities for all of our visitors
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Cleveland Metroparks supports several affiliate organizations
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