Birding Hotspots

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Below are links to maps and directions of many of Western Cuyahoga Audubon's favorite birding locations.

Acacia Reservation Allardale County Park, Medina, OH
Avon Lake Power Plant Aurora Sanctuary
Bacon Woods, Vermilion, OH  
Baldwin Lake, Berea OH Bath Nature Preserve
Beyer's Pond Bedford Reservation
Big Island Wildlife Area Bonnie Park Picnic Area
Bradley Woods Reservation Bradstreet Landing
Brecksville Reservation  
Brooklyn Oxbow Brookside Reservation
Buzzard Roost Byers Woods, Ashland County
Canalway Center (Leonard Krieger)  
Calvary Cemetery Carlisle Reservation, Lorain County
Castalia Pond  
Chalet in Millstream Run Reservation Christmas Bird Count, WCAS
Cleveland Lakefront State Parks -General Info Cleveland Lakefront Nature Preserve
Cleveland Metroparks Zoo  
Coe Lake, Berea OH Coliseum Grasslands
Columbia Reservation Conneaut Harbor
Conneaut Beach and picnic area Cottonwood Picnic Area
Crane Creek Deer Creek State Park
Dike 14, Gordon Park East 55 St.Marina
East 72 St., Cleveland Lakefront Eastlake Power Plant
Edgewater Park Elmwood Park
Euclid Creek Park Forest Hill Park
Garfield Park Green Lawn Cemetery
Hampton Hills Park, Summit County Harmody Park, Cleveland, OH
Hilliard Blvd Bridge Hinckley Reservation Bridge Parking lot
Hinckley Reservation Whipps Ledges  
Holden Arboretum Horseshoe Pond
Huntington Reservation  
Ira Rd. Trailhead, Beaver Marsh Johnson's Picnic Area
Killdeer Plains  
Lagoon Picnic Area Lake Abrams to Lake Isaac Trail
Lake Erie Nature & Science Center  
Lakeshore Reservation Lake Isaac
Lake View Cemetery, Cleveland, OH Lakeview Park, Lorain County
Letha House Park  
Lewis Rd. Riding Ring Look About Lodge
Lorain Harbor, Lorain OH Lorain Impoundment, Lorain OH
Magee Marsh Wildlife Area Margaret Peak Preserve, Eaton Twp, Lorain County
Medina Lake Medusa Marsh
Mentor Headlands State Park Mentor Lagoons
Mentor Marsh Nature Center Mentor Marsh - Shipman's Pond
Merwin St. Mill Creek Falls
NASA Plum Brook  
North Chagrin Nature Center Novak Sanctuary
Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation Ohio State Parks
Olmsted Falls East River Park & Chestnut Grove Cemeteries  
Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge Hiking Trails
Pawpaw Picnic Area Penitentiary Glen
Perkins Beach Perry Park
Plum Creek Park, Medina County  
Puritas Wetland  
Rising Valley Park River Styx, Medina County
Riverside Cemetery, Cleveland  
Rocky River Important Bird Area Rocky River Nature Center
Rocky River Park Royalview Picnic Area/Mill Stream Run
Sandy Ridge Reservation Schoepfle Garden, Lorain County
Shaker Lakes Sheldon's Marsh
Sims Park South Chagrin Reservation
South Chagrin - Jackson Field South Mastick Picnic Area
Spencer Lake Wildlife Area Spring Walk Locations
Station Road, CVNP Top O' Ledges, Hinckley, OH
Top O' World, Summit County Villa Angela/Wildwood Park
Wake Robin Trail, Mentor  
Wellington Visitor Center Wendy Park, at Whiskey Island
West Creek Reservation West Park Cemetery
The Wilds  
Wildwood Park/Villa Angela Willow Bend Picnic Area
Winton Woods Wolf Creek Environmental Center

Below are some other great websites with birding hotspots

Audubon Ohio

Cincinnati Birds

Dayton Audubon Society

Ohio eBird Hotspots

Ohio Ornithological Society

ODOW Wildlife Area Maps

ODNAP Preserves

Ohio State Forests

Ohio State Parks

Western Cuyahoga Audubon Society, 4310 Bush Ave, Cleveland, OH 44109