Claridon Woodlands


11383 Claridon Troy Road
Claridon Township


Open 6 am until 11 pm today

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Extreme outdoor entertainment Live on the wild side with new recreation areas

This 127-acre park is home to forested areas of various ages, two man-made ponds and Cuyahoga River tributaries. Three trails total 2.2 miles. Recreation areas include a ropes course, pump track/single mountain bike track, freeform boulder wall and Nature-based playground.

Claridon Woodlands Facilities
People Walking on Claridon Woodlands Trails

Trails Prep for Your Trip

A diversity of trails allow for hiking in the woods and biking over to The Maple Highlands Trail.

Habitat About the Wildlife

Dense forest beauty houses about 4,230 feet of pristine Cuyahoga River tributaries, not to mention the habitats created by Upper and Lower Pineside Ponds.

Time to Climb, Ride & Play New Park, New Recreation

Please note: Ropes are a seasonal feature of this park and are currently off season. Check our News & Updates page in the spring for reopening information!

Claridon Woodlands’ ropes course features platforms 32 feet off the ground linked by eight 23-to-32-foot-long challenge elements, aptly named Wobbly Logs, Tarzan Stump Traverse, Icicle Traverse, Beam, Railroad, Ride the Wave, Multivine and Wobbly XOXO. Ready to come back down to earth? Your exit is an exciting 100-foot-long zipline!

Ropes Course Waiver Form Safety Rules of Participation

Ropes course sessions are available first come, first served, and require a trained staff member’s assistance to ensure fun and safe adventures for all. Hours are posted during the season; please refer to News & Updates for notice of exceptional hours.

One-hour sessions will be free to Geauga County residents (ID REQUIRED) but cost $20 per hour for out-of-county residents (credit card only, paid onsite).

All participants under the age of 18 years old are required to have their parent or legal guardian sign a waiver. Accompanying adults need not climb the course except under certain circumstances that may require it; please inquire at the course.

What is a pump track? It’s a circuit of rollers for mountain bikers to ride by “pumping,” the goal being to ride it repeatedly without pedaling. A connected 2,025-foot-long linear single mountain bike track features several 2-foot-wide boardwalk crossings.

Across the way, climbers can test their strength and strategy on a 12-foot-high, 900-square-foot freeform boulder wall, and a Nature-based playground for kids includes log balance beams, a canoe sandbox, a log tunnel, a play cabin, boulders and other various climbing elements.