- The list below includes 53 free or cheap things to do in or near Mentor, Ohio, including 74 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, Nature & Wildlife Areas, Parks and Sports Facilities/Fields.
- From Headlands Beach State Park to Eleanor B Garfield Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Mentor and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Cleveland, Kirtland, Geneva and Cleveland Heights.
Featuring a 5-acre fishing pond, Eleanor B Garfield Park measures 65 acres and provides basketball and tennis courts as well as baseball and soccer fields. It offers a wildlife area, playground, picnic facilities and an outdoor pool with slide.
Lake Metroparks Veteran Park is the home of a large inland pond and is a remnant of original Ohio swamp forest. The 100 acre park features piers for fishing, a trail through the wetlands, and a wildlife viewing area.
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8095 Mentor Ave, Mentor, OH 44060 MoreLess Info
There is much to learn about the life and accomplishments of our nation's 20th President, when you visit the James A. Garfield National Historic Site. The site features exhibits in Garfields farmhouse, a visitors' center and picnic areas on the grounds.
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5185 Corduroy Rd., Mentor, OH MoreLess Info
A destination for those interested in hiking or nature, Mentor Marsh - Carol H. Sweet Nature Center offers a variety of seasonally changing programs, including family nature hikes, winter tracking lessons, and Spring Awakening nature walks.
Enjoy 230-acres of tranquility when you visit Mentor Lagoons Nature Preserve and its miles of waterfront beach, hiking trails, and wooded areas. The preserve is a great place to see the native wildlife and many varieties of birds.
Filled with natural marshes, Mentor Marsh Nature Preserve is situated on the edge of Lake Erie and has a variety of waterfowl to observe. Visitors can watch the migration of birds to the region, such as songbirds.