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Oak Openings Preserve

4139 Girdham Rd, Toledo, OH 43558-9667
+1 419-826-6463
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A great family outing

There is a fun outdoor playground where even toddlers can have a good time. It overlooks the pond... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Patrice L
via mobile
A lovely serene paradise

Oak Openings is a gorgeous metro park, a slightly hidden gem! It is wonderful for a stroll, a... read more

Reviewed 21 December 2017
Nicole S
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“sand dunes” (21 reviews)
“hiking trails” (11 reviews)
“beautiful park” (14 reviews)
4139 Girdham Rd, Toledo, OH 43558-9667
+1 419-826-6463
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There is a fun outdoor playground where even toddlers can have a good time. It overlooks the pond which is also a nice place for little ones to explore. There is an indoor “windows of the world”

Thank Patrice L
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Oak Openings is a gorgeous metro park, a slightly hidden gem! It is wonderful for a stroll, a little fishing, a BBQ or picnic and of course you can rent the beautiful lodge or other buildings for parties as well! It is worth the road...More

Thank Nicole S
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

This was our first visit to Oak Openings, and we were very impressed with this Metro Park. The trails were well marked and the terrain was very easy to manage. We thoroughly enjoyed the sand dunes trail. We also visited “The Spot”. Absolutely awesome! A...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 2 October 2017

This is one of the must see Metro Parks in the Toledo Area. Many trails to choose from. Long hikes to short walks. Also a paved trail for bicycles. Oak Openings also has horse trails for your riding please. There is a parking area for...More

Thank Evelyn B
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Took a nice 3.5 mile hike through the preserve. Great trails that are well marked. Very well taken care of with trails for walking, biking and horse back riding. Public restrooms available.

Thank Melsmice
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Beautiful, well maintained, very safe, lots of hiking trails of different lengths and difficulty, multiple picnic areas, new playgrounds for kids of all sizes, bird watching areas, wide variety of wildlife, highly recommend for any nature lover.

Thank sccape
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

They just opened up the first section of mountain bike trails this spring so they are just getting started but the trails are very nice. They may not be the most challenging but they do challenge those who have never rode hills before. I know...More

Thank mdiet
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Love the outdoors. Never know what you'll find. Camping available. Bike's ,hiking , cook outs, family fun! Half an hour or all day you choose. May need bug repellent but this year we didn't.

Thank Robin B
Reviewed 11 July 2017

This a very nice area for outings involving family and friends. Open all year and creates, as it should, openness and the real outdoors. I've been part of a gathering of friends who have lost a member. And all of us participate in this honor.

Thank John G
Reviewed 10 July 2017

You can visit the park many, many times and still find something new to see and do! I live close by and visit often, but never ceased to be amazed at the new places within it and the new rare species which exist. From the...More

Thank Laurie M
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14 March 2016|
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Response from Brenda A | Reviewed this property |
I strongly recommend a reservation, especially in July.