Geauga Lake

Bainbridge Township, Geauga County

In order to provide the visiting public with adequate parking space and to construct the necessary stormwater detention facilities, Six Flags Worlds of Adventure obtained approval from the Environmental Protection Agency and US Army Corps of Engineers to fill a total of 2.5 acres of wetland. The mitigation plan included the preservation of a 21-acre Greenbelt Buffer Preserve. Located within the Preserve are two high-quality natural wetlands.

Located east of State Route 43 and west of State Route 306.

Permitted Actions Within Conservation Easement
The following actions are permitted within the Preserve with the approval of Ohio Stream Preservation:

  • The installation, maintenance, repair and replacement of utilities located within the Preserve;
  • The removal of dead, diseased, damaged, destroyed, or fallen trees, shrubs, or other vegetation that physically block streams, utility work, or pedestrian trails;
  • The elimination and removal of grapevines, poison ivy, and other toxic and undesirable growth which can be cut and left laying.

Prohibited Actions Within Conservation Easement
  • The placement or construction of any man-made structures;
  • The removal or destruction of native growth in the Preserve, including the use of fertilizers, the spraying of herbicides and pesticides, and the introduction of nonnative vegetation;
  • The removal, filling, or excavation of soil, sand, gravel, or other materials from the Preserve, or doing any act that would alter the topography of the Preserve;
  • Dumping of any substance of any kind, including grass clippings or other yard debris, soil, trash, ashes, and garbage waste;
  • Alteration of natural water courses or other water bodies;
  • The operation of any motorized vehicle on the Preserve.

* Complete list of restrictions on page 2 of conservation easement.

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Property Overview
Grantor: Cedar Fair, L.P.

Document Downloads
Conservation Easement
Site Plan
Baseline Report

Monitoring Report
2013 Monitoring Report

Previous reports are
available upon request

Related Links
Geauga Lake's Wildwater Kingdom

Bainbridge Township

Geauga County

Geauga County Building Department