Mill Creek MetroParks Travel Guide (2023 Updated)
What to know before Visiting Located in the heart of Youngstown, Ohio, Mill Creek MetroParks sprawls over 2,800 acres along the namesake Mill Creek. Founded in 1891, Mill Creek MetroParks is the second-largest Metropark in the United States, second only to Central Park in New York City. The park winds through southeast Youngstown until it […]
Birdwatching at Lake Newport Wetlands – Mill Creek MetroParks, Ohio
The 40-acre Lake Newport Wetlands is a bird watcher’s playground. Parking & Trailhead Location: Parking – (41.051420, -80.677695) Trailhead – (41.051453, -80.677411) Distance & Type: 0.5 miles (0.8km) Out and Back trail Elevation change: little to none Difficulty: Easy – Paved trail and boardwalk Dog Friendly: Yes, on leash Hike features: Wildlife / birds – […]
Hike the Mill Creek Gorge at Mill Creek MetroParks
Trailhead Location: (41.072944, -80.688548) Distance: 1.8-mile loop hike Elevation change: +/- 105 feet Difficulty: Easy Hike features: Large, colorful sandstone rock formations Overhang cave Lanterman’s Mill The Covered Bridge The Suspension Bridge Note: Trail conditions change over time. If you discover any inaccuracies with this post during your visit, please post a comment below […]
Top 10 (non-hiking) Activities in Mill Creek Park, Ohio
Mill Creek MetroParks might be home to some wonderful hiking trails, but hiking is just a sliver of what this park has to offer. Continue reading for the top-10 non-hiking activates Mill Creek MetroParks has to offer.