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Big Rocks Park

Beautiful area. Walked the River Walk and then walked across the Dam to Big Rock Park. Not a large... read more

Reviewed December 16, 2018
ldhub2
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Toledo, Ohio
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Wonderful place for kids!

Fun climbing on rocks and wading Our favorite. Beautiful river. We had small kids and older ones... read more

Reviewed November 24, 2018
Howard M
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Reviewed December 16, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful area. Walked the River Walk and then walked across the Dam to Big Rock Park. Not a large park but rocks were very cool. Would go back

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ldhub2
Reviewed November 24, 2018 via mobile

Fun climbing on rocks and wading Our favorite. Beautiful river. We had small kids and older ones and everyone had a great time

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Howard M
Reviewed October 21, 2018

It was fun going through the rocks and climbing around them. This is a very interesting rock formation. I did a little fishing in the river using light tackle and caught some perch and small bass. Be careful it is raining since the rocks will...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

Definitely a good place for families to let the kids run and play..... BUT if you have little kids, this place is full of accidents waiting to happen so you have to be right with them. There is an area with “not so big rocks”...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Amber E
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Nice place in Glenrose, the kids can play on the rocks and in the river. Everyone will enjoy this area. It can be crowded at times but everyone seems to be accommodating. It's a nice break from exploring the area.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 1955chevy
Reviewed August 24, 2018

I have visited Big Rocks many times. Nice place to commune with others. A little afraid of the virus germs in the water at times--particular when there has not been adequate rain, so I don't actually swim there. But the rocks are so majestic just...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

We visited today, just to get out of the city. It is 108° so we did not stay long. It is a vivid reminder of how severe the drought is here. The natural beauty is incredible as is the remains of the original dam.

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank vdjd1805
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

A nifty little pocket-park tucked away downtown, Big Rocks, offers exactly what you expect—big rocks. Really big rocks dot the landscape and are perfect for climbing, crawling under and scampering over. There are loose stones and fossils as well, along with some water features.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank 310mandig
Reviewed July 9, 2018

There was hardly any water when we were there but that didn't make it any less amazing! Rock climbing, rock skipping, and minnow watching. They kids had a blast.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Brandi L
Reviewed July 9, 2018

We stopped by this park on our way out of Glen Rose for the weekend just to say we'd been there. I was pleasantly surprised. I didn't think looking at a bunch of big rocks would be all that fascinating but it kind of was....More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Jazmin G
June 6, 2018|
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Response from stephanieo49 | Reviewed this property |
The water is not deep. But your thoughts will be as you sit on the big rocks.
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priteesah
April 12, 2018|
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Response from stephanieo49 | Reviewed this property |
It is free! Have fun!
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melodym402
July 12, 2017|
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Response from Kendall A | Reviewed this property |
No. It's not very big , but it's worth seeing if you happen to be there. You can park and walk right in.
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