Monday, August 15, 2011

Gully Brook: A Timeless Treasure

Gully Brook Park Shelter - Photo by Jeff Forman - Courtesy of The News-Herald
Gully Brook Park Shelter - Photo by Jeff Forman - Courtesy of The News-Herald

Gully Brook Park protects a valley, stream, wetland and forest. Its unique natural features, ravines and wild places are intertwined with local history. For nearly 100 years, nature enthusiasts of all ages have sought inspiration and knowledge in the Gully Brook valley. Today, visitors can enjoy more than a mile of improved trails and the chance to reconnect with nature.

Explore Gully Brook and listen for the songs of winter wrens or chickadees. Watch for the footprints of raccoons, the flash of a dragonfly or enjoy the beauty of a young forest ever-changing.

Take time to relax along the brook and reconnect to the easy pace of nature protected.

Gully Brook Park is now open!  Located on 172 acres in Willoughby Hills and Willoughby in Lake County, the park features a 1.2-mile loop hiking trail, playground, picnic areas with grills, a picnic shelter with grills, drinking water and restrooms.

Click here to learn more about our newest park.



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