Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Bathrooms in Kopf Reservation tabled in 2010.
Two years after Avon Lake City Council tabled plans to build a restroom in Belle Road Park, a group is hoping to resurrect plans, albeit in a slightly different area. In 2010, residents living on Armour and Belle roads near the 3-acre park objected to plans to build a restroom there, saying it could invite vandalism, sex and bring undesirables to the area, which is near a residential area. The park, although city property, is part of the Kopf Family Reservation (formerly Save the Woods), a sprawling 162-acre passive park with three and a half miles of trails. Dedicated in 2008 as a county metropark, it is one of only a few Lorain County Metro Parks that does not have a restroom. Restroom supporters, including Jan Van Wagner and Terry and…
Saturday, September 22, 2012
Kopf Reservations is a popular destination for runners.
Members of the Avon Lake High School cross country team put in their paces running through the Kopf Family Reservation. The reservation, part of the Lorain County Metropark system, is a popular destination for runners and bikers, with more than three miles of paved trails and numerous winding paths through the woods.
Friday, July 1, 2011
Sign up now for this popular tram ride and discover the treasures in the Kopf Family Reservation
The Avon Lake Public Library has announced the following upcoming events: Knitting Group Join our knitting group at Avon Lake Public Library. Knitters of all skill levels are welcome to join knitter Valerie Dillard from 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. on Monday, July 11. Bring your own needles and yarn and Valerie will teach the basics to new knitters or help those already working on a project. Ages 16 and up. Register at the Reference desk or by calling 440-933-8128 x249. Tram Rides Enjoy a free tram ride the full length of the trails at the Kopf Family Reservation on Saturday, July 23 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Limited number of seats available. Tram leaves every half hour. Registration required by calling Avon Lake Public Library at 440-933-8128 x221…