Mill Creek MetroParks offers bouldering (low climbing without ropes) within a permitted area of the park. This includes the area encompassed by Bears Den Drive, Cross Drive and New Cross Drive. Bouldering safety equipment, i.e. helmets and portable bouldering pads, are recommended but not required.
20.6 RAPPELLING, CLIMBING, BOULDERING
No person is permitted to climb, rope climb or rappel hillsides, ravine areas or rock faces on Park District lands, except in designated areas. Bouldering (low climbing without ropes), along with Bouldering specific safety equipment, i.e. helmets and portable bouldering pads, is permitted within the area encompassed by Bears Den Road, Cross Drive and New Cross Drive. All roped climbing, rappelling, and the placement or use of fixed or removable bolts, anchors, or hardware is strictly prohibited.