In the late 1970s, the Summit County Metro Parks developed a plan to transform 1,500 acres of land in the Cuyahoga River and Little Cuyahoga River valleys near downtown Akron into a unique urban park called Cascade Valley.
It's a masterpiece of challenging golf. The terrain dictates a total game to avert disaster. Judicious use of bunkers encourages an attacking style of play, which is not always the best choice. Playing the blue tees is a testament to one's courage. The closing three holes test the total golfer. The par-3s are moderate from the white tees and a true-pro test from the blue tees.