Audubon Islands State Nature Preserve is comprised of Grape and Ewing islands. It was acquired by the Maumee Valley Audubon Society and donated to the Metropolitan Park District of the Toledo Area. It was acquired and dedicated as a nature sanctuary managed for a variety of habitats and species.
Carr Park is located on Lewis Avenue, north of Temperance Road in Temperance, Michigan. The property was originally deeded to the Upton Carr family by President Andrew Jackson in the 1830's. It subsequently was sold by the Carr Family to the Temperance Rotary Club to be designated as a park.
The Col. James M. Schoonmaker was built at the Great Lakes Engineering Works of Ecorse, Michigan. She was christened by Gretchen Schoonmaker daughter of the ship’s namesake and launched on July 1, 1911. The Schoonmaker was unsurpassed in both size and elegance.
In recognition of the Toledo Museum of Art’s role as the cradle of the Studio Glass Movement, many artists and collectors have donated works of art. With the opening of the TMA Glass Pavilion in 2006, Toledo acquired a state-of-the-art facility to house, care for, study, and display its renowned glass collection.
Nestled in Toledo's Warehouse District and with the downtown skyline as a back drop, Hensville Park is an inspiring outdoor concert venue. Nestled in Toledo's Warehouse District and with the downtown skyline as a back drop, Hensville Park is an inspiring outdoor concert venue.
Toledo Zoo is a zoo located in Toledo, Ohio, United States. The zoo began in 1900 as Toledo Zoological Gardens and operated by the City of Toledo's Parks Board. In 1982, ownership was transferred from the city to Toledo Zoological Society, a private non-profit organization, and professionalized the zoo's management.
Imagination Station, Toledo’s Science Center, is dedicated to making science, technology, engineering and mathematics fun and accessible. There are hundreds of interactive, hands-on exhibits that are fun and educational for the entire family.
The Indian Creek Zoo is a great place for all ages. Conveniently located at 2744 Consear Road, in Lambertville Michigan (between Secor & Douglas) just 3 miles north of Toledo, Ohio. We are 4.2 miles East of Route 23 (Exit 3). Click on “Contact Us” for a map & directions.
The North end of Toledo is majority bad however, some neighborhoods close to Manhatten and Mulberry are quiet and kept up. The entire South end is bad, and majority of the west end is bad. Although, The Old West End has its good parts and by UT near Parkside is actually not so bad.
There’s always something to do at Pearson. From birding to baseball to picnicking and fishing, there’s something for everyone at Pearson. This Metropark is one of the last remaining stands of the Great Black Swamp, a notorious forest that once blanketed much of northwest Ohio. Activities abound. And examples of work done by the depression-era programs are all around you.
Honoring the memory of Rutherford B. Hayes, his family established the first presidential library open to the public in 1916. For 100 years the collections have grown beyond the core collection to include 90,000 books, manuscripts and images which reflect Hayes' special interests, including genealogy, local history, and the Gilded Age period in which he lived.
Secor is a natural symphony of contrasts featuring tall trees, rolling sands, wet lowlands, meadows and prairies. A mini Oak Openings with virtues all its own. Many distinguishing characteristics of this charming park include its location in the Oak Openings Region, northwest Ohio's largest concentration of native dogwood and a restored tallgrass prairie.
Swan Creek Relax and enjoy nature without leaving the city at a pleasant urban oasis. Like any metropolitan area, much of the Toledo region’s population is concentrated in the city of Toledo. Many who do not live in the city, spend their working days in downtown Toledo. Swan Creek Preserve provides a pleasant, pastoral respite from city life for people who look to the park to connect with nature.
Green Light a Vet. On Thu, Dec. 7, we will host a ceremonial green tree lighting at 5 p.m. in our garden area to shine a light of support on veterans of our armed services. Please make plans to join us! *Active military personnel and military veterans, show your military ID at the admission gate and receive free admission.
Toledo Botanical Gardens Toledo Botanical Garden inspires and nurtures the joy of growing through stewardship of horticulture, the arts and nature. The Garden features more than 60 acres of display gardens and relevant plant collections, along with a two-acre urban farm, and is full of life, beauty, tranquility and opportunities for exploration, learning and reflection.
The Toledo Police Museum strives to display the history of “Toledo’s Finest” through our collection of artifacts, interactive displays and virtual library. The Toledo Police Museum strives to display the history of “Toledo’s Finest” through our collection of artifacts, interactive displays and virtual library.
Turtle Island fell under the jurisdiction of the Michigan Territory, and when the first Turtle Island Light was constructed in 1831, it was within the boundaries of the territory. When Toledo was founded in 1833, it was part of the Michigan Territory, and the Port of Toledo operated the lighthouse.
Natural beauty, local history and a million visitors are part of the wildwood story. Natural beauty and man-made elegance come together as one at Wildwood Preserve, the most visited of the Metroparks. The 493-acre park is the former estate of Toledo’s Stranahan family.