The Rookery, Geauga Park District




Do you imagine a wedding day by a river, amongst the greenery, with sightings of blue herons? Then the Rookery in Muson, Ohio is the perfect site to celebrate your special day. This 562-acre park is a natural, stunning site. A picturesque covered bridge makes for a romantic wedding day photograph. The Great Blue Heron Lodge can host your wedding ceremony and/or reception. The lodge has a beautiful interior with high ceilings, light wood paneling, and a stone fireplace. The rustic interior of the Lodge becomes very romantic with the addition of wildflower centerpieces and candles. You will be charmed by the simple grace of this venue. With your loved ones at your side, the Great Blue Heron Lodge quickly bursts to life as you dine and dance. A fire in the evening creates a rustic yet comfortable feeling that will leave you and your guests warmed with love.

Venue Style



Indoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 132 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 132 guests

Time Restrictions

Set up time can start at 6:00AM. Events must end by 11:00PM.

Rental Fees

The rental fee is $100 for a ceremony and reception and includes 17 hours of rental time excluding set up and clean up time. The fee for a ceremony only wedding is $100. Please note, rental fees (not including utility fees) are waived for county residents; inquire with venue for details. Special use permit is required for bringing in rental items (i.e. chairs). Heat is turned on for all reservations taking place between October 15 through April 1st; heat fee is $30 per session.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at The Rookery, Geauga Park District is estimated at between $1,425 and $2,805 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Tables and chairs provided
Venue set up and clean up
No kitchen
Public parking

Special Restrictions

BYO alcohol
Venue must approve all decorations
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Approved outside caterer allowed
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
No smoking
Music must end by 11:00PM
Special use permit is required for bringing in rental items (i.e. chairs)