While Lorain County Metro Parks is currently closing parks at 6 pm, the park system states that several parks throughout the Lorain County Metro Parks system are not gated. Should you want to get out to a metro park after 6 pm, consider these parks: Amherst Beaver Creek, Lakeview Park (Lorain), Kopf Family Reservation (Avon Lake), French Creek Nature Center (trails behind the building), Charlemont (New London), Kipton (Oberlin) and the North Coast Inland Trail (trailheads from Elyria to Kipton).
For more information on any of these parks, visit the Parks Page at www.loraincountymetroparks.com/park-district.
Lorain County Metro Parks states that these parks will not be staffed after 6 pm. In the event of an emergency, call 911. Lorain County Metro Parks thanks you for your patience and understanding as it continues to work to keep staff and visitors safe.