Birding at Bradstreet’s Landing

22400 Lake Road, Rocky River, Ohio

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Bradstreet’s Landing

General Information

Address

22400 Lake Road, Rocky River, Ohio 44116

County/Counties

Cuyahoga

DeLorme Page Number and Coordinates

(7th Edition and earlier) p. 40, A4

Nearest Town or City

About 11 miles west of Cleveland, Ohio.

Directions from Nearest Town or City

From Lake Road (US-6) in Rocky River, turn north into the area about a mile west of Falmouth Drive, which leads to Rocky River Park. At bottom of a hill going east or west.

About Bradstreet’s Landing

Bradstreet’s Landing provides a public, lake-level view of birds west of Rocky River Park. This small area is at lake level, whereas the nearby Rocky River Park is on a cliff overlooking the lake.

Visiting Information

Closed hours/season

Bradstreet’s Landing is open all year from dawn to dusk. However, the fishing pier is closed during the winter.

Parking Areas

Yes.

Fees/Permits

There is a fee to fish from the pier.

Restroom Facilities

The restrooms are closed during the winter season.

Harmful Insects, Poisonous Plants, or Animals

None.

Restaurants in the Area

Many.

Other Useful Information

Park rules state that dogs must be on a leash, and pet owners are responsible for cleaning up after their pets. However, they are not always obeyed, especially at Elmwood Park.

Other Birding Spots in the Area

Elmwood Park is located less than a mile from Bradstreet’s Landing, south of Lake Road and north of the railroad tracks. The entrance is on the west side of Elmwood Road opposite the intersection with Maplewood Road.

Birds of Interest by Season

Winter

Lakefront migrants until lake freezes, especially waterfowl, gulls.

Spring

Lakefront migrants, including vultures, waterfowl, gulls, raptors.

Fall

Lakefront migrants, including loons, grebes, waterfowl, including all three species of scoters.

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