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Find Pokemon Programs, Trails & Charging Stations

Catch 'em all in the Metroparks.

Fans of the game app Pokemon Go have swarmed the Metroparks collecting Pidgey, Spearow, Pikachu and other Pokemon. In addition to being a lot of fun, the game might just introduce you to new parks or areas where you have never been before. Below are resources for gamers, from programs to suggested trails - even places to take a break, cool off and recharge you phone.

Suggested Trails

Metroparks has nearly 150 miles of trails that you can walk to incubate your eggs. Here are some choices ranging from 2 to 10 km.

2km

Pearson:  Blue Trail
Oaks Openings: Green Trail
Wildwood: Blue Trail
Side Cut: Orange Trail
Swan Creek: Orange Trail

5km

Pearson: Red Trail
Oak Openings: Silver Trail
Wildwood: Red Trail
Side Cut: Red Trail
Providence: Orange Trail

10km

Pearson: Red Trail (2x)
Oaks Openings: Brown Trail
Wildwood: University Parks Trail
Side Cut: Wabash Cannonball
Swan Creek: Brown Trail (2x)
Farnsworth: Roche de Bout to Bend View overlook and back

 


 Cell Phone Charging Stations

Come in out of the heat and charge your cell phone. Charging stations have been set up six Metroparks:

  • Wildwood Preserve, Window on Wildlife at the Visitors Center
  • Oak Openings, Window on Wildlife at Mallard Lake
  • Swan Creek Preserve, Window on Wildlife, Airport Highway side of the park
  • Pearson, Window on Wildlife at the Packer-Hammersmith Center
  • Side Cut, Window on Wildlife (closest to Wayne St. parking lot)
  • Providence, at the Heritage Center next to the Isaac Ludwig Mill

 

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