Summit Metro Parks

975 Treaty Line Rd., Akron, OH 44313

330.867.5511 |

Parks are open 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily, and are free. The visitors center at F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm (Akron), the nature center at Liberty Park (Twinsburg) and the Summit Lake Nature Center (Akron) are open Wednesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday noon to 5 p.m. Admission to each center is always free.

Established in 1921, Summit Metro Parks celebrated its centennial anniversary in 2021. The park district manages more than 14,000 acres throughout 16 parks, three nature centers and over 150 miles of trails, including 22 miles of the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail. Annual attendance in 2020 was 6 million visits.