Summit Metro Parks is Autism-friendly Summit Metro Parks is proud to welcome visitors of all abilities, and has taken extra steps to accommodate families and individuals. Summit Metro Parks teamed up with the Autism Society of Greater Akron to make our centers "Autism-friendly." Staff received special training to assist visitors who may have special needs related to developmental differences. At times the Nature Realm Visitors Center experiences high visitation. Contact us at the number below if you'd like assistance planning your visit. Plan Your Visit: Downloads: Social Story: My Visit to the Nature Realm Visitors Center Scavenger hunt: Mammals Scavenger hunt: Birds Family restrooms are available. Accessible walkways Food & drink is permitted! Please leave crayons and markers at home. Service animals on leashes are permitted in the visitors center. Get in Touch: Sometimes we can make special arrangements based on a family's need. To learn how we can accommodate your visit, contact Meghan Doran at 330-865-8065. How did we do? We'd love your feedback. What worked well, or what could be improved? Please let us know about your experience visiting our center. Click to send an email.