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6/3/17 Trail Challenge 10:00 AM Metroparks of the Toledo Area Registration Closed
  Help us celebrate National Trail Day by signing up to take the Trail Challenge. Set your goal of 50, 100 or 150 miles and create your plan to accomplish your goal and hike! To participate: register online or mail in your registration form with your entry fee. You will receive a t-shirt, entry into the Trail Challenge FaceBook group and invitations to special trail hikes. Your reward will be a hiking stick with the badge of the miles you completed 50, 100 or 150. The form is for you to track your mileage. You can drop off or mail your completed form to Wildwood Preserve Visitors Center by June 30, 2018. You will then be notified when rewards are available for pick-up.

Metroparks encourages you to set a stretch goal, a GET OUTSIDE YOURSELF kind of goal. For some, that will be accomplishing the 50 miles for others the 100 or 150. Watch for Metroparks Featured Trails. Try a trail in a Metropark you've not previously visited. When registering online enter your Mile Goal into the 'Age of Children' text field.

1/1/18 Snowshoe Pop-Up Programs: Ages 5+ 12:00 PM Off-Site Registration Closed
  When the snow falls get outside and escape on a snowshoe hike through the winter wonderland of your Metroparks. Snowshoe pop-up programs will be posted on short notice when the snow conditions are right.

Register here to get your email on our email list; this does NOT register you for a snowshoe program. When it snows and a pop-up snowshoe program is scheduled you will receive an email alert; you must register for each pop-up program individually. There are no snowshoe programs pre-scheduled for January, February, or March; registering for these dates simply puts your email on the email list to be alerted when a pop-up program is scheduled.

3/24/18 Behind The Scenes Of Stranleigh 9:00 AM Wildwood Preserve Registration Closed
  Ever wonder what is behind all those closed doors? Or, where did the maids work and sleep? Take this unique opportunity to see all four floors of the Wildwood Manor House and discover more about what life was like when the historic home was called Stranleigh. Small groups will tour typically closed spaces from the boiler room to the attic. Space is limited.  
3/24/18 Gallery Exhibition 10:00 AM Secor No Registration Required
  Exhibits from the nation's premier nature photographers hang along side images by local talent in this gallery. The National center for Nature Photography at Secor Metropark is the only center of its kind in the country. Regular Gallery hours are Friday, Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  
3/24/18 Oak Grove School Open House 10:00 AM Wildwood Preserve No Registration Required
  Come visit the Oak Grove School House and explore what school was like in 1893.  
3/24/18 Maumee Valley Adventurers Travel 2018: Asian Treasures: Singapore, Malaysia, Shanghai and Beijing: Presented by Vince Walsh 1:00 PM Wildwood Preserve No Registration Required
  Join Maumee Valley Adventurers on Saturdays from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. to hike or ski, followed by an interesting travel program at 2:15 p.m. No reservations needed. Enjoy your Metroparks!  
3/24/18 Fallen Timbers Reenactor/Living History Workshop 1:00 PM Fallen Timbers Battlefield Registration Closed
  Designed for all re-enactors from Legion soldiers to
civilians, from Militia to Natives. Come hear subject matter
experts on life and war in 1794. Visit vendors to help you
make a great impression. Personnel will be on hand to
answer questions about patterns, materials, construction,
sewing, and Battlefield Living History events, including the
225th Anniversary in 2019. Battlefield open for hikes. RSVP
to for a Battlefield Guided Hike,
weather permitting. The hike is free, but you must have a
Sponsored by Smoke and Fire and Fallen Timbers Battlefield Preservation Commission
3/24/18 Toledo Naturalist Association Fieldtrip: Urban Birding: Exploring the Middlegrounds 1:00 PM Middlegrounds No Registration Required
  Looking for great urban birding? Come explore Middlegrounds Metropark. If Toledo Naturalist Association is going to have a field trip in the heart of the city of Toledo, you know urban birder Sherry Plessner is ready to the lead the way. Ducks will probably be a main focus along the river.  
3/24/18 Cycle Cirlce Kickoff Celebration 2:00 PM Oak Openings Preserve Registration Closed
  Celebrate the start of the biking season with a short ride through Oak Openings. We will then return to the Lodge for a presentation by Larry Lindsay about one of his long distance treks from Seattle to Toledo. Dress for the weather, bike ride optional. Presentation to begin promptly at 3:00 p.m. Hot beverages provided.  
3/24/18 Kayak in a Pool, Basics Course: (Ages 12+) 6:00 PM Off-Site Registration Closed
  Metroparks Toledo presents this beginner kayak course in the comfort of a heated indoor pool. Learn basic strokes and how to stay safe on the water from staff certified by the American Canoe Association. Beginner friendly. All equipment provided.

Call 419-530-3700 to register or go online

3/24/18 Woodcock Walk 7:30 PM Secor Waiting List
  Come join Metroparks as we hope to observe the mesmerizing courtship of the American Woodcock. This cryptic bird performs an amazing dance to attract mates. We will take a short stroll, then watch and wait for their beautiful sunset performance. Field guides and binoculars welcome. Bug spray recommended. Bring a light-weight chair or blanket to sit on. Flashlights and headlamps are also welcome. Open to all ages. Please note that this program requires some quiet downtime as we wait for the birds.  


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