Medina County Park Locations


Parks and nature preserves are open daily from 6 a.m. to one hour past sunset.

Oenslager Nature Center/Alderfer-Chatfield Wildlife Sanctuary is open Tuesday to Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 12 to 5 p.m. and is subject to holiday hours when applicable.

Susan Hambley Nature Center is open on Saturdays and Sundays from 12 to 5 p.m. and is subject to holiday hours when applicable.

Chippewa Lake and the public boat launch ramp are both open 24-hours per day.

Click HERE to download the map and a list of all park addresses.


1. Allardale Park
2. Buckeye Woods/Park District Headquarters
3. Brunswick Lake/
Susan Hambley Nature Center
4. Carolyn Ludwig Mugrage Park
5. Chippewa Lake Park/Krabill Lodge/Boat Ramp
6. Green Leaf
7. Hubbard Valley/Buffalo Creek Retreat
8. Lake Medina
9. Letha House
10. Plum Creek
11. River Styx

A variety of activities are possible in our parks – hiking, biking, fishing, picnicking, birdwatching, and more. Many parks have playgrounds, reservable lodges and open-air shelters; amenities vary by location. A few sports fields are available. Leashed pets are welcome.


12. Black River Nature Preserve/Bluebell Valley/
Hidden Hollow Camp

13. Killbucks Lakes
14. Medina Marsh
15. Princess Ledges
16. Schleman

Our nature preserves have fewer amenities than parks. Improvements are typically limited to open-air shelters and natural-surface trails. Restrooms may not be available. Leashed pets are welcome. Biking is not permitted.


17. Chippewa Inlet Trail
18. Chippewa Rail Trail
19. Lester Rail Trail
20. Montville Trail


21. Oenslager Nature Center /
Alderfer-Chatfield Wildlife Sanctuary
22. Granger Wetlands

Wildlife Sanctuaries
Visitors to our wildlife sanctuaries will notice similarities to nature preserves. However, additional restrictions include no fishing, no picnicking, and no pets.