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Motor Boats Prohibited

No boats (rubber rafts and kayaks are considered boats), driven or propelled by gasoline motors, can be operated upon any lakes, rivers, ponds or other bodies of water owned by, or under the control of, Cleveland Metroparks, except in the Rocky River from Scenic Park to Lake Erie. (The speed limit is not to exceed six miles per hour.) Scenic Park is located in Rocky River Reservation on Valley Parkway, off Detroit Road in Lakewood.

Electric-powered trolling motors are allowed on Hinckley Lake provided the boat owner has obtained an operating permit. Free permits are available at the Hinckley Lake Boathouse. Hinckley Lake is located in Hinckley Reservation off West and East Drives, off Bellus Road in Hinckley.