Historic Lyme Village is a collection of historic buildings that contain many artifacts from the 19th and 20th centuries. Year-round school and group tours, weddings, receptions, meetings and picnics in the mansion, log church, café, and shelter are always welcome.
Hoffman Forest Reserve provides a delightful respite from the sights and sounds of urban life. Several unpaved trails begin near the parking lot and loop through the reserve. Trails wander through diverse habitats, over and through creeks, up hillsides, and around a meadow.
Hogback Ridge Park, one of the first Lake Metroparks, is named for its most prominent natural feature: a high, narrow ridge of land bounded on two sides by steep valleys. This type of ridge is named for its resemblance to the bony spine of a hog.