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Side Cut Metropark

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Good place families

This is an excellent park. It is located along the Maumee River. It also has one of the original... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Carol H
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Wonderful park

I must admit I’m spoiled living so close to this park. But in my opinion it is the best local park... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Maumee, Ohio
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  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“beautiful park”(17 reviews)
“sledding hill”(11 reviews)
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1025 W River Rd, Maumee, OH 43537-1920
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is an excellent park. It is located along the Maumee River. It also has one of the original Erie canal locks . Playgrounds, shelter houses, and walking/bike trails . Good place for family picnics.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Carol H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I must admit I’m spoiled living so close to this park. But in my opinion it is the best local park. Plenty of picnic areas to rent for parties and unprotected areas for free... the river side is a wonderful one to walk through and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jadestorm01
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worth a visit any time of year. The towpath trails along the maumee great for dog walking. Canals are from remnants of river bypasses of erie canal system

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Joel K
Reviewed December 12, 2018

Beautiful park along the river. Multiple play areas for kids, as well as a ball field. They have 1 indoor shelter house and several outdoor ones.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Gail P
Reviewed December 12, 2018 via mobile

Beauty surrounds u as u walk thru the many walking trails. You have the river on one side and a walking toe path on the other side. Great place for picnic or spend time in ur own stone shelter that has a fireplace and the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank amy_reilly50
Reviewed September 8, 2018

Love this park. Its very clean and safe feeling with very pretty and scenic areas and walking trails. The park is nice for the kids and the trail follows along the river making it nice. Be careful when it rains though, some of the trails...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

We didn't have much time to explore all areas of the park,but it really is a nice place! Can't wait to go back and spent some time hiking and walking again!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

I’ve visited a couple of times recently. One visit was to the Lamb Center for a work meeting. The facility was nice with large windows and a little kitchen. The next time I visited was with my family. We decided to walk a few trails...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ashley F
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

The Metro Park system in Lucas County and Northwest Ohio is one of the best Metroparks systems in the country in my opinion having lived in northwest Ohio and the greater Toledo area most of my life I had an occasion to visit the Metro...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank glassblower2017
Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

The Maumee River splits to create the side cut which joins the main channel about one mile away. Beautiful hiking, worth the stop.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Martin S
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July 20, 2018|
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Response from drjoflo | Reviewed this property |
I saw some people once in the pond area but it looked like a class. I do not think they rent canoes on a regular basis. Grand Rapids OH is another place to rent kayaks to go on the Maumee River. There are a couple trips... More
July 18, 2017|
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Response from Ana M | Reviewed this property |
Never saw a chicken wondering around