Discover Our Great Outdoors

Everyone needs access to greenspace and nature. West Creek is protecting local natural areas, open spaces, streams and waterways right here in our community.

Our Projects

We’re reclaiming vacant urban lands and restoring streams, wetlands, woods and natural habitats right here in our community.

Our Events

West Creek hosts an exciting array of hikes, meetings, and other events throughout the year. We invite you to hear guest speakers, explore…

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Your donations help us further our mission and protect local natural areas, open spaces, streams and waterways.

Our Mission

Our mission is to enrich the lives of all people in Northeast Ohio by conserving natural habitats, restoring the ecological value of our region’s lands and waters, and expanding opportunities to connect people from all cultures to experience nature and discover our great outdoors.

Protect

Protect natural areas for people and wildlife to use and enjoy.

Restore

Restore streams and habitats to clean out air and water.

Connect

Connect people to nature by creating recreational trails and greenways.

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News and Updates

Stories of Impact: West Creek Featured On The Cleveland Foundation Blog

Stories of Impact: West Creek Featured On The Cleveland Foundation Blog

How the West Creek Conservancy is ensuring green space access in Northeast Ohio This article originally appeared on The Cleveland Foundation Blog. Originally founded by residents in 1997 and later incorporated as a nonprofit organization, the West Creek Conservancy is...

West Creek Conservancy purchases Parma’s Padua Park

West Creek Conservancy purchases Parma’s Padua Park

To read the full version of this article, please visit Cleveland.com PARMA, Ohio -- Acquiring green space in fully built-out communities is a difficult proposition; however, over the past 15 years, the West Creek Conservancy has done just that in Parma. The latest...

Keeping the Distance Sasquatch Run

Keeping the Distance Sasquatch Run

Congrats to Our Virtual Race Winners! Our Keeping the Distance Sasquatch Run was our 4th annual fun-run, this time virtual!  The run promoted our work in parks, trails, and land conservation in the Greater Cleveland area by getting participants out safely to enjoy...

West Creek Wednesday Nature Fix at Lorain County Metro Parks

West Creek Wednesday Nature Fix at Lorain County Metro Parks

Making Nature Your Neighbor We are all together in getting through these tumultuous times. It has become imperative to connect and experience Nature both physically and virtually. Throughout Northeast Ohio, there are gems to enjoy that are “low risk”, can help you get...

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