Wildwood Metropark Trail is a 2.9 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Toledo, Ohio that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from March until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Length2.9 miElevation gain78 ftRoute typeLoop
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The 493-acre park is bisected by the Ottawa River and has sandy soil indicative of the rare Oak Openings Region. The prairie community at Wildwood is home to many diverse and fascinating plants and animals. In the spring, it is a breeding site for ground-nesting birds such as rufous-sided towhees, field sparrows and American woodcock. Summer brings a spectacular display of prairie wildflowers and grasses, such as rough blazing star, big bluestem and Indian grasses, some reaching 10 feet high.

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Heather Bacon
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The Metroparks take excellent care of all the areas. The trails are all clearly marked and kept free of debris. Wildwood is always worth it!

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Clara Goldberg
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Very pretty manicured trail that is well taken care of. I would probably call it easy rather than moderate.

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Wendee Bohn
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Great easy trail on a beautiful day!

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Jennifer Galliers
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Amazing walk to celebrate the First Day of Spring!

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Mike Mat
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Jason Lowe
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Mary Findley
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The boardwalk trail is fantastic; I was lucky enough to do it in the late evening when there weren't other people (I imagine it gets pretty crowded).

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Veronica Kochan
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Dennis Jackson
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February 1, 2021. Beautiful snowy day on the trail.

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Jillian Ross
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Love this trail! So many options for different lengths. Favourite is the boardwalk trail!

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colleen kriston
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very nice and clean!

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Carrie Young
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Beautiful

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Rick Coppens
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Our route started with a 1/4 mile (+/-) asphalt path, followed by another 1/4 mile (+/-) boardwalk and the rest of our hike was through the woods. It's a beautiful park and I'll be back. There was moderate to heavy traffic but the trails are wide enough in most places to not feel congested. "Stay Active"....

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Craig Thomas
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Marilyn Koepfer
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love this park

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Megan Wynn
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nikki hinton
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Jimmy johns
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excellent park. go out of your way for this!

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Dennis Jackson
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Always a good workout at Wildwood.

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Andrew Leonard
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Nice shady trail.

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Mike Mat
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Laura Ford
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Jessica Stetter
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Emina Kostic
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Scott Brown
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A GOoD 5 mile hike

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Andy Ryan
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Scott Brown
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Scott Brown
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I found it stimulating enough and my wife was challenged. Side note we are in our 50’s and LOVE our metroparks

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Dan Staifer
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great trail. nice earth trail with clear markers.

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Beyea Woods Nowakowski
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Easy non paved trail.

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