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Columbia Reservation


Directions to Columbia Reservation


Columbia Reservation is located on Route 82 about 7 miles east of Route 83 and just west of Route 252. The park entrance is located on the south side of the road.

From the north (Elyria, Lorain, Sheffield): Take Rt. 57 S. (Rt. 301) past route 10 to route 82. Go east (left) for about 10 miles. Park is on your right.

From the north (Westlake, North Olmsted, Bay Village): Take Rt. 252 south to Sprague Rd. Go east (left) then a quick right to south, back onto Route 252. Go south approximately 5 miles to route 82. Go west (right) and park entrance is on the left about 1/2 mile down.

From the west (Amherst, Vermilion): Take I-90 east to Route 83. Go south on Rt. 83 to Rt. 82. Go east (left) about 7 miles.

From the south (Grafton): Take Rt. 57 north to Rt. 82. Go east (right) for 10 miles. Alternate route: Rt. 83 north to Rt. 82. Go east (right) for about 7 miles.

From Cleveland and east: Take Route 480 to Rt. 71 south to route 82. Go west on Rt. 82 about 10 miles.

To Briarwood Lodge

Just 1/4 mile west of the River's Edge entrance to the park, 25145 Royalton Rd., is the intersection of West River Rd. (The church and schools are on the corner). Go south on West River Rd. for about 1 mile. Turn left at Briarwood Lane (at the curve; you can only go left). About 1/2 mile down at the turn on the left hand side is the park entrance to Briarwood Lodge.

Go to the Columbia Reservation page.

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