Penitentiary Glen Park and Nature Center
8668 Kirtland-Chardon Rd.
Kirtland, OH 44094
Nature Center: Hike, Nature Education, Walk
Relax and enjoy Penitentiary Glen Reservation, where nearly 400 acres of field, forest, wetlands, and gorge protect beautiful and fragile plants and animals. Picnic at the sheltered pavilion and listen to the sounds of nature. Explore the charming Nature Center with its many interactive exhibits. Hunt for nature treasures in the Nature Connection Gift shop. Watch the animals at the Wildlife Center or in the Butterfly Gardens. Hike the scenic trails to the marsh, the gorge overlook, or miniature steam powered trains. Play with family and friends at programs and special events.