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Wildwood Preserve Metropark

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Address: 5100 W Central Ave, Toledo, OH 43615-2106
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+1 419-535-3050
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09:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:00
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Preserve contains one of the best tall-grass prairies in Ohio plus a wealth...

Preserve contains one of the best tall-grass prairies in Ohio plus a wealth of activities and attractions including a boardwalk, covered bridge, 100-year old schoolhouse and a hiking trail that connects to the University/Parks Trail.

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great park!

I love this park. It's beautiful and spacious. It's well kept and there's a meeting place (and bathroom) in the center. It has paved paths, as well as dirt paths. It fits the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Susana D
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Toledo, Ohio
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Toledo, Ohio
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52 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I love this park. It's beautiful and spacious. It's well kept and there's a meeting place (and bathroom) in the center. It has paved paths, as well as dirt paths. It fits the needs of many people and families.

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Whitehouse, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There is always a lot of activity going on at Wildwood Park; its a great place for a picnic, with a play area and restroom close by. Great bike and walking trails, and of course the Manor House garden area is beautiful when flowers are in bloom. My grandkids enjoyed going for an adventure (walking the trail) instead of the... More 

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Toledo
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I go to Wildwood quite often for the walking trails. Sometimes you see deer in the woods and sometimes not. Many different trails to take Restrooms available at the start of the trail head. They do have trail monitors but its always a safe and pleasant place to go. There are picnic areas and swings etc for younger children. A... More 

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ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have visited this park for years to do our hiking ! Our Metro parks in Toledo our fantastic and constantly having improvements.

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Thank OhioCoco
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87 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

This park is great for kids and adults. It has play grounds and walking trails. At Christmas the Manor house on the grounds decorates. It's wonderful

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Toledo, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Newly updated playgound. Climbing, spin toys, larges swings and slides. Hiking for all ages. I made a scavenger hunt where kids had to find, acorn, pine cones, yellow and red leaves and spot 3 squirrels and a chipmunk. They have a small bird wathcing area. Lots of photo opportunities. One trail follows water. Only negative was the vending machines were... More 

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Sylvania. Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Toledo has a number of excellent Metro Parks, but Wildwood is the best of them all. Lots of great walking trails, a covered bridge, an elevated lookout, manor house, picnic areas, plenty of room for children to play and lots of wildlife. A jewel in Toledo's crown!

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Hollywood, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Wildwood has everything. If you want to hike on paved paths, they have it! If you want to hike in the woods on rugged paths they have it. They have pavilions for parties or picnics and great playgrounds. It's a great, large park. It's my favorite park.

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Sylvania, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

I love to walk in this park. If the Manor house is doing tours, go on one, it takes you back into a different time. The Stable house has a wonderful bird watching area, and really fat squirrels! Check out the bathrooms too, they are the most adorable bathrooms I've every seen. Christmas time is the best time to tour... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Went here for a grad party. Excellent trails and scenery. The buildings in the park are very neat as well. This park definitely seems more useful as an event park rather than a hiking park. However, the hiking trail we followed was still fairly long and very scenic.

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