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Headlands Beach State Park

9601 Headlands Rd, Mentor, OH 44060-1001
+1 440-466-8400
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fun to see the lake

We actually came to the Headlands Beach State Park to see it and to walk on the path with our two... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
SunlovermidsouthUSA
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midsouth USA
Best beach in the area

Not many beaches to pick from in Ohio but I would take this one at the top of the list. Huge state... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Martinkfromcleveland
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Cleveland, Ohio
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“lake erie” (57 reviews)
“water quality” (10 reviews)
LOCATION
9601 Headlands Rd, Mentor, OH 44060-1001
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+1 440-466-8400
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"lake erie"
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"water quality"
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"mentor headlands"
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"long walk"
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"sea glass"
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"picnic tables"
in 12 reviews
"light house"
in 8 reviews
"paved path"
in 5 reviews
"sand sculptures"
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"bathroom facilities"
in 5 reviews
"beach state park"
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"your feet"
in 5 reviews
"northeast ohio"
in 8 reviews
"concession stand"
in 10 reviews
"life guards"
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"snack bar"
in 4 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We actually came to the Headlands Beach State Park to see it and to walk on the path with our two dogs. After some time the path became very rocky and that may have modestly at one juncture hurt the paw of one of our...More

Thank SunlovermidsouthUSA
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not many beaches to pick from in Ohio but I would take this one at the top of the list. Huge state owned park with over a mile of beach. Plenty of room for all of your usual beach activities. No alcohol allowed since it's...More

1  Thank Martinkfromcleveland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Headlands Beach is in my opinion the best beach in the shore of Lake Erie. It wide and deep. For people that think of beaches as Hawaii or Southern California, you’ll be disappointed. But for folks that like a beach on fresh water, we’ll, this...More

Thank DealScout
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great open space for a long walk, beach very rocky but usable, patrolled by park rangers, great place for kids to run and let off steam, usual metro park amenities, small play area. Nic3 place to get some fresh air away from the daily hustle...More

Thank Patricia D
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Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

We wandered over to this park after visiting the Garfield historic site. Pleasant rocky beach with a picturesque lighthouse to view. The Dunes were cool.

Thank SarahPU
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Headlands beach is managed by the Metro Park system so it is kept fairly clean. Patrolled by park rangers. Plenty of BBQ grills and a walking path the length of the beach between the beach and parking lot. However, if you have small children the...More

4  Thank TonyandDenise50207
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Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Very good place to go and get your head cleared. The beach is so calm at this time and hardly anyone on the beach 2pm to 4pm weekdays. Try it sometimes.

1  Thank Maryann A
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Reviewed 19 January 2018

Decent size beach for Lake Erie. Very clean and plenty of parking. There are bathroom facilities to use and a snack bar too. The surf line is rocky but that is typical for the great lakes.

Thank hobel76
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Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Clean beach that can get a little busy on weekends. Great for bird watching and hiking and fishing. Cool lighthouse w you can walk to (very strenuous). Tons of parking.

Thank Sparkythebear
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Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

Went here from a recomendation and glad we did walked all the way from one end to the other. Great beaches clean nice people alot of parking many bathrooms would recomend.

Thank gab469469
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James G
4 April 2017|
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Response from Tim K | Reviewed this property |
I am guessing because it is a State facility and the season has not officially opened, it will probably not happen until possibly near the end of this month or maybe early to mid May, buy definitely before Memorial Day... More
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865marilynv
7 October 2016|
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Response from PLConklin | Reviewed this property |
You cannot access the beach but there is an asphalt paved path that runs along the beach which is a nice walk & you can see beach & water
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pacu171414
10 September 2016|
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Response from Ashley & Carl S | Reviewed this property |
There is a path you can walk your dog. However you can't take them onto the beach it self, not on the parks property.
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