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Headlands Beach State Park

9601 Headlands Rd, Mentor, OH 44060-1001
+1 440-466-8400
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Headlands beach

Since they closed the beachs in cleveland you see groups of kids looking for trouble. Its a shame... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
via mobile
OK, its beautiful but I am from LI.

It is a very nice sandy beach! Great parking. But I am spoiled as I grew up on Long Island on... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Cleveland, Ohio
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  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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9601 Headlands Rd, Mentor, OH 44060-1001
+1 440-466-8400
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Since they closed the beachs in cleveland you see groups of kids looking for trouble. Its a shame. Place used to be really nice

Thank steelie11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a very nice sandy beach! Great parking. But I am spoiled as I grew up on Long Island on some of the finest beaches in the world. Yet this is very good, you should go!

Thank Misonix
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Free! Beautiful huge sandy beach right on Lake Erie. 12 huge parking lots. Bathroom facilities with running water and flush toilets. Picnic tables in the shade. Pavilions. What more could you possibly want?

Thank jdtues
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

By far the LARGEST beach in the area. You can relax on the sand, swim, or even bring smaller boats (kayaks, etc) and have a good time in Lake Erie.

Thank Jon F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's always fun to get away for a day of relaxation and that's what Headlnds Beach State Park has done for us. They have plenty of parking, a restroom facility, and a large beach area. It would be nice if some of the rocks could...More

1  Thank Theresa M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful little hidden oasis in Ohio! Great place to pack a lunch and spend the whole day by the water. It is very kid and dog friendly. The whole park is extremely clean and has a LOT of clean bathrooms!!!! Lots of parking and...More

2  Thank Ela P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A lot of fun activities but very unsafe water conditions. Several homeless. Keep a close eye on children.

1  Thank mcarynn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As stated in the title this beach is particularly Rocky and that there is an a lot of sand once you get up to the tide it's just rocks and it's painful on your feet and then there's trash all over the place and they...More

Thank Chelle_Therese
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Went to the beach over the weekend, first time there. The beach and park is huge with plenty of parking and its free. The area is not well groomed; the beach could be cleaner, a lot of garbage, there was a swim advisory that day...More

1  Thank 1TwinGal
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

I visit this park frequently alone and with my small children and we love it! Free parking and entry. The beach is clean and is easily accessible. Plenty of parking, restrooms, picnic areas and grills. There is a paved path that parallels the lake which...More

2  Thank Jennifer M
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James G
4 April 2017|
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
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
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.