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2015 Swim Season:
May 23 - August 16

Pass Rates | Boat Rentals 

Enjoy lake swimming at two Metro Parks: Munroe Falls and Silver Creek. Swim areas are open daily, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. During swim season, an admission fee or season pass is required to enter the Lake Area (and Indian Spring Trail) at Munroe Falls and the beach at Silver Creek.

Daily admission is $4 for adults and teens (ages 13 and older), $3 for children (ages 2 to 12). Kids under 2 are admitted free. Age at time of purchase determines price. Payment is by cash or check only.

NOTICE: At Silver Creek, aquatic footwear is recommended. Snails and their shells are known to be on the lakebed, and they regularly wash up on the beach.

For more information, call the administrative offices at 330-867-5511, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.


Boat Rentals: Available during swim season. Canoes are $6/hr plus $2 for each additional hour, or $14/day. Pedal Boats are $3/half hour. Row Boats are $6/hr, plus $2 for each additional hour, or $14/day. Silver Creek has one kayak for rent at $6/hour plus $2 for each additional hour. A $10 refundable deposit and valid driver's license are required. Munroe Falls only has pedal boats.

Rental Hours: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily at Munroe Falls. The Silver Creek boathouse is open Friday through Sunday and holidays from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.




Did You Know?

Let There Be Light
The Brushwood Area at Furnace Run is named for the family of inventor Charles Francis Brush, who developed an electric arc lighting system in the 1870s.

Mary Campbell
The first white child in the wild frontier of the Western Reserve was reportedly Mary Campbell, for whom the cave in Gorge Metro Park is named.

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Metro Parks Contact Info -  975 Treaty Line Road Akron, OH 44313 330-867-5511
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