Treadway Creek Trail

Treadway Creek Trail

Treadway Creek Trail Many environmental projects have a rich history, and Treadway Creek Trail is no exception. The Treadway Creek ravine in the Lower Big Creek Valley watershed within Cleveland’s Old Brooklyn neighborhood had been neglected for many years. Over time...
Snake Hill Parkland

Snake Hill Parkland

Snake Hill Parkland When John Busch, whose family operates the adjacent Busch Funeral Home, indicated his desire to see their woodland property along Big Creek preserved, Parma Mayor Dean DePiero suggested to him that West Creek Conservancy (WCC) might attempt to...
Greathouse Wetlands

Greathouse Wetlands

Greathouse Wetlands The evolution of the Greathouse Wetlands in the West Creek Reservation of Cleveland Metroparks began in 1998 when 72 percent of Parma voters supported Issue 69, preserving 160 acres of the West Creek valley as natural public parkland. Although...
Brooklyn Heights Park

Brooklyn Heights Park

Brooklyn Heights Park Nestled, almost hidden, within a scenic stretch of the West Creek Valley can be found a wooded island of green. Brooklyn Heights Park was established along the Seven Hills border some 60 years ago by the Village of Brooklyn Heights. Originally...