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Oak Openings Preserve

4139 Girdham Rd, Toledo, OH 43558
4198266463
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Ranked #5 of 42 Attractions in Toledo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Parks, Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Toledo, Ohio
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174 reviews 174 reviews
93 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

The rare sand dunes alone are worth a visit... Miles and miles of marked walking, horse, bike, and even dirt bike trails.. Tip... Ride the wabash cannonball bike trail out there from fallen timbers.

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Providence, Rhode Island
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Visited this park a few times while in the area, and have seen different parts of it each time! There are so many beautiful paths and different things to see every time. Even if I lived in the area I dont think I could ever get bored of this beautiful place!

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Ottawa Lake, Michigan
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40 reviews 40 reviews
12 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

This park is very large and beautiful. I came here in the late fall (when everything is dead) and it was still very beautiful. Clean park with well maintained trails. I went biking and really enjoyed it! Will be visiting again soon.

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Perrysburg, Ohio
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

This place has variety of hiking from pine forest to small sand dune area. We saw two beautiful I think baltimore orioles. My son spotted a 4 foot green snake that we saw go very quickly away from us. It reared its head to look at us and then slithered away. It was a very fun walk, but our little... More

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Napoleon, Ohio, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

What a beautiful place to walk the trails, see lots of wildlife, picnic, take pictures and relax. Oak Openings is one of the Toledo MetroParks and is very well kept.

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Canton, Pennsylvania
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28 reviews 28 reviews
20 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Wonderful place to get away from the city and take a leisurely walk through the woods. Lots of things to do here including hiking, biking, fishing and horseback riding among other things. Great park for photography as well.

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Lawrenceville, New Jersey
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24 reviews 24 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

A colleague and I drove to Oak Openings from the Detroit area, looking for a hike. We ended up spending a very enjoyable 3 hours covering more than 8 miles of trails in the park's southern half. Terrain is fairly flat, as one might expect, and the hiking trails and horse trails are well blazed. We enjoyed the diversity of... More

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Toledo, Ohio
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

beautiful area for photos, walks, horseback, biking, and picnics. Toledo area metro parks are a treat.

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Toledo
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Toledo's metroparks are its greatest asset, and Oak Openings is the largest and most interesting of them all. There are numerous well-maintained hiking trails, including one over 15 miles long, and a long horse-riding trail, two large lakes and some smaller ponds and wetlands, Swan Creek (actually a small river) and numerous smaller creeks, sand dunes, many deer and other... More

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Toledo, Ohio
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

This park is absolutely stunning! If you live in northwest Ohio or if your traveling here and you haven't been to this place your missing out...there are lots of tall oak trees that are reaching for the sky and Pine forests and endless trails to explore. Seriously check this place out you won't regret it!

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