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Side Cut Metropark

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Picnic for Labor Day

Beautiful park along the river. Multiple play areas for kids, as well as a ball field. They have 1... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Gail P
Beautiful Park

Beauty surrounds u as u walk thru the many walking trails. You have the river on one side and a... read more

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Maumee, Ohio
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  • Average2%
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Reviewed yesterday

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 yesterday 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 9 September 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 9 September 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
Thank LuvaNurse443
Reviewed 8 September 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 7 August 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 18 July 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
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

Great park well maintained nice facilities and great place to bring your dog. Lots of shade and well marked trails. Dogfountains on all drinking fountains,as well as bottle fillers. They had air hoses for cyclists as well. I would come back here again.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Kevin K
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Terrific experience for our team!! Terrific setting, small little kitchen like area. Nice parking lovely walk...will go again! Great deer watching we had a scavenger hunt!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank ShuGirl6
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed the well maintained paths. I saw lots of birds and deer. Very pleasant, place to walk a dog or ride a bike.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Linda F
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21 July 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
19 July 2017|
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Response from Ana M | Reviewed this property |
Never saw a chicken wondering around