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Room Rentals - Look About Lodge

37374 Miles Rd., Bentleyville, OH 44022


 Capacity:
70-80 people (chairs only - includes using benches and deck chairs); 48-52 people at tables and chairs


Group Rental

Look About Lodge is available for rental for educational programs, corporate/business meetings or by civic organizations.

Costs: 
  • $75/hr (2 hour minimum)
  • Evening rentals available: $800 6-11:30 p.m. (ranger required at an additional fee)
  • A/V Equipment: $25
  • Birthday party: $175/2 hours - Includes an Outdoor Education program
Rental Includes:
Room set-up, a fire in the fireplace during appropriate months, and easel if needed. Lunch is the responsibility of the rental group.


School Groups

To book call: North Chagrin Nature Center / Look About Lodge 440-473-3370

Cost: $2 per child, per visit

Cleveland Metroparks Look About Lodge naturalist staff is ready to explore the outdoors with your students. Our programming is designed to meet Ohio Academic Content Standards and connect children to the natural world around them. A trip to Look About Lodge is experiential, extended in length and fun. Our goal is to build a relationship between your students and nature. In support of this goal, a field trip to Look About Lodge has the following components:

  • Three visits during the school year (one per season)
  • A minimum of 2 hours in length (Preschool trips are 1 hour in length; no charge for programs 1.5 hours or less)
  • Outdoor, hands-on discovery Warning: You may not leave Look About Lodge as clean as you came!

During your visit to Look About Lodge, we may have an indoor introduction, hike in the forest or field, play nature games, dip a net in the pond or river, turn over logs, be loud and be quiet. Students are invited to bring sack lunches and eat at Look About Lodge.


General Rental Information

  • Rental groups are given a half hour before and after rental time for set up and clean up at no additional charge.
  • A rental contract will be issued. A signed contract and payment will reserve a group’s date and time.
  • Use of Styrofoam is not permitted.
  • Use bottled water is strongly discouraged. Our tap water is delicious!
  • Caterer suggestions are available upon request.
  • To rent call 216-635-3304

Download Rental Guidelines (PDF)


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