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Oak Openings Preserve

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Address: 4139 Girdham Rd, Toledo, OH 43558
Phone Number: 4198266463
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Great place for an afternoon jog!

I love running the trails here! It takes your mind away, and I usually don't realize how long I ran. Some of the trails can get muddy depending on the time of the year, but for... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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Toledo, OH
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

I love running the trails here! It takes your mind away, and I usually don't realize how long I ran. Some of the trails can get muddy depending on the time of the year, but for the most part they do a great job keeping up with them!

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Monclova, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Our very large extended family have a tradition of having a fall picnic in the park. We always go to Oak Openings because it is a very nice park. Some of the kids bring their bikes and ride a trail or two. We always make it a point to take a walk around the lake and enjoy the scenery.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

We planned our trip to Toledo to include a morning at oak opening. We arrived around 9 am on a sunny warm August day and started on the sandy dune trail . A beautiful fern filled trail, we proceeded about an hour before reaching a fabulous old oak clearing and we met with the sight of several red headed woodpeckers... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Terrific metropark! I enjoy this park during every season. Can spend hours or days in nature, hiking, skiing, running, or having a picnic; even camping. There are many programs running throughout the year for any age. Very grateful to have this in the community!

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Eastlake, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Great place, beautiful, but so big, spread out. I was not sure where to drive. Could not get to the Sand Dunes without walking a trail; I expected them to be out in open. Bring your mosquito spray ! and your camera.

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Whitehouse, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

This park is my go to every weekend to jog. It is beautiful!! There are many paths to choose from whether you are walking, jogging or riding horses. We are very spoiled to have such a beautiful park in the Northwest Ohio area.

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Toledo, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

My husband and I try to get out here annually to hike and photograph the scenery. This park is beautiful and full of diverse landscapes from sand dunes, to forest, to savannah. There are paved trails and natural trails for hiking, walking, bicycling and horseback riding. I do recommend bringing a trail map, as the park is huge!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

A huge nature preserve that has something for everyone!. Walking and running trails in various lengths. Biking, and cross country trails too!. Small shelters with a fireplace and picnic tables for family gatherings and picnics, around Mallard Lake. Fishing (license required) on this lake too!. You'll see deer, raccoon, opossum, squirrels, chipmunks, and even an occasional snake. Dogs okay as... More 

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Toledo, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

What a great place! This is a jewel in Northwest Ohio. Great walking paths, great bike paths. Mallard Lake is awesome for fishing. Lots of nature to see.

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Monroe, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

This is a island of natural beauty in an otherwise urban environment. There are nature walks, playground, bike paths and beauty all around. The staff is helpful and conducts educational classes. Be alert and you may see a deer.

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