Park Activities: fishing (catch & release), hiking, nature & historic appreciation, picnicking
- 10-car limestone parking lot
- Information kiosk
- Picnic tables
- Fishing access benches
- Catch and release fishing only
- Hand-carried boats only
- No horses, bikes, or motor vehicles
- No swimming
|Trail Icon||Trail Name||Miles||Surface Type||Rating||Description|
|Beaver Trail||.73||natural||2||A natural surface trail around the pond with some boardwalk, various fishing access sites with and without benches, mostly shaded trail in woods.|
|Swan Loop||.26||natural||2||Natural surface trail loops off of Beaver Trail to extend your journey, a few hilly areas on the trail, view of both ponds at the highest point on the trail.|
History & Resources
This 48-acre property was acquired through a partnership with the Western Reserve Land Conservancy who received it through a donation from an area property developer and businessman. Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Wildlife has a fishing management agreement with the Park District and will assist with monitoring and lake management. Learn more at the ODNR catch and release guidelines page.
It is an oasis of woods, wetlands, and wildlife of the Tinker’s Creek watershed, nestled in an industrial park is more than a mile of hiking trails, benches, and areas to fish. The name “Seneca Ponds” is a nod to the Seneca District of the Great Trail Council of the Boy Scouts, whose scouts have helped the Park District with numerous park improvement projects over the years, including the development of this park.