This weekend a 50-foot coastal observation tower at the agency’s Lake Erie Bluff opened from Lake Metroparks. The tower is situated overlooking the lakeshore with multiple viewing platforms along a staircase that culminates in a deck featuring 360-degree views. The height and location of the tower provide visitors with a unique view of the lake and the surrounding woods, fields and wetlands, along with a variety of wildlife – particularly a large number of bald eagles that are regularly seen at the park. A two-level ADA-accessible ramp provides all visitors the opportunity to enjoy elevated views.
The tower is located nearest the Clark Road entrance (2901 Clark Road). If the parking lot is full, the Lane Road entrance (3301 Lane Road) is just around the corner where visitors can park and access the tower by way of a beautiful short trail. The tower is open, weather and conditions permitting, during regular park hours (6 am to 11 pm). It will be lit at night.
New 50-foot coastal observation tower provides 360-degree views of Lake Erie, the surrounding landscape and wildlife.
More information on the new 50-foot observation tower: lakemetroparks.com/news-updates/tower-open-at-lake-erie-bluffs