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  • Virtual Summer Camps

    Registration is now open for Virtual Summer Camps.
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    Registration is now open for Virtual Summer Camps.
  • Mondays with Art

    Download the images featured on social media, Mondays with Art, series.
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    Download the images featured on social media, Mondays with Art, series.
  • Camping Reopens!

    Make your camping reservations now!
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    Make your camping reservations now!
  • Metroparks Trivia Night

    Missing your favorite Trivia Night? Lament no longer! Join us for Metroparks Toledo’s virtual Trivia Thursdays. Compete against friends and family to determine who is the trivia master of all things Metroparks.
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    Missing your favorite Trivia Night? Lament no longer! Join us for Metroparks Toledo’s virtual Trivia Thursdays. Compete against friends and family to determine who is the trivia master of all things Metroparks.
  • Kayak Rentals

    Kayak Rentals begin this weekend!
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    Kayak Rentals begin this weekend!

Community. Now More Than Ever.

We appreciate your support and love for our great Metroparks.
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Policy and Public Safety

Stay Informed, Stay Safe.
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Programming

Featured Activity

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Technology Explorer: Black Swamp Birding

Let your smart devices be your guide into nature escapes at your Metroparks. Use your technology to navigate to marked locations to discover the cool things happening in our parks.

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Latest From Our Blog

News and Notes from Metroparks

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Toledo's Frogtown

Before settlement, north Toledo and downtown encompassed a mosaic of different natural habitats that included mostly marshland, as well as forest and prairie. Wetland areas along the banks of the Maumee and surrounding areas, were a popular haven for large numbers of frogs and toads, and early Toledo was appropriately dubbed the name “Frogtown.”

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How Not to Camp with Toddlers Series

The goal was to create real advice—that turned into many mishaps and hilarious stories. Now I am just sharing them with you to set the parenting bar really low. You can do better than this. A new blog post will be added each week.

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Now More Than Ever

Metroparks executive director Dave Zenk has a Memorial Weekend message to park visitors and staff: Thank you! With your help, the parks have remained open, and progress is continuing on exciting new projects across Lucas County.