Bedford Reservation–Willis Picnic Area

eBird Bar Charts by Season

Entire Year

Spring Migration (Mar-May)
Breeding Season (Jun-Jul)
Fall Migration (Aug-Nov)
Winter (Dec – Feb)
eBird Hotspot

Cuyahoga County

Bedford Reservation–Willis Picnic Area
Coordinates: 41.386678, -81.5373731
eBird links: Hotspot mapView detailsRecent visits
My eBird links: Location life listSubmit data

lake-county-map

Ohio Birding Day Hike
Bedford Reservation Trails

About Bedford Reservation–Willis Picnic Area
Willis Picnic Area is located off Willis Street in Bedford Reservation, off Broadway Avenue in downtown Bedford. This area features a picnic shelter, swing set and horseshoe pits. It shares a parking lot with Tim Lally Field, a baseball field managed by the City of Bedford.
From Bedford Reservation Willis Picnic Area webpage

About Bedford Reservation
Located in Bedford, Bedford Heights, Oakwood, Valley View and Walton Hills, Bedford Reservation gives the appearance of a continuous forest of large trees and challenging terrain, which apparently discouraged early logging operations.

The reservation offers trails and picnic areas and includes Shawnee Hills Golf Course as one of its attractions. Flowing through Bedford Reservation is Tinkers Creek, named for a member of Moses Cleveland’s surveying party. The stream drops a dramatic 220 feet over a course of two miles and has cut a steep, walled gorge. The gorge, declared a National Natural Landmark, is a unique area with numerous tree, shrub and flower species.

The Tinkers Creek Gorge Scenic Overlook on Gorge Parkway offers a spectacular vista particularly in the fall.
From Bedford Reservation webpage

Restrooms at locations identified on Bedford Reservation map.