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Photography

Photography in the Metro Parks

Bluebell FlowersWith beautiful scenes around every corner, Summit Metro Parks encourages the use of personal cameras, provided the photography does not interfere with park operations and visitation.

Amateur photographers are invited to submit their photos for a photography exhibit displayed in the F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm from January to May of each year.

Photography Guidelines:

  • Summit Metro Parks does not permit the use of its name, image or logo for commercial purposes without prior approval. Arrangements to film, tape, record, photograph or create artistic renderings or displays must be made in advance by submitting a Special-Use Permit.
  • Please note that group photography, professional photography and photography for commercial purposes are prohibited at F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm.
  • Professional photography sessions for weddings and other special occasions are welcomed at all other parks, with an approved Special-Use Permit.

Resources

  • Have questions about photography or our guidelines? Please email us.

SUGGESTED photography Locations


Summit Metro Parks offers a variety of beautiful settings for photo sessions. Some particularly scenic locations include:
 

CASCADE VALLEY METRO PARK

DEEP LOCK QUARRY METRO PARK

FIRESTONE METRO PARK

FURNACE RUN METRO PARK

GORGE METRO PARK

MUNROE FALLS METRO PARK

SAND RUN METRO PARK

SILVER CREEK METRO PARK

SPRINGFIELD BOG METRO PARK