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Freedom Trail plans open to public comment
Park planners have revised plans to extend the Freedom Trail. See the plans or submit feedback here.

Nature Realm Update

The visitors center at 1828 Smith Rd., Akron, is partially closed. Trails are open. MORE

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Leaf Icon Friday, August 22, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Children 3 to 6 and their families learn about creatures that are out and about while we're sleeping. Includes a craft, short hike and s'mores, sponsored by Acme Fresh Market,...  FASN/Campfire Area

Leaf Icon Friday, August 22, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Enjoy an evening with Foster Brown as he brings Ohio history to life through song, story and audience participation around the campfire. Includes s'mores, sponsored by Acme Fr...  F/Tuscarawas Meadows

Leaf Icon Saturday, August 23, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Kids 15 and under learn the basics of fishing. A few rods and reels will be available. Bait is provided. SC/Boathouse

Did You Know?

Leapin' Lizards!
The five-lined skink is the only known lizard species in the Metro Parks. It is found near the Mustill Store among the Cascade Locks.

Toad Toxin
When disturbed, American toads produce a toxin that can sicken pets and children.

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Metro Parks Contact Info -  975 Treaty Line Road Akron, OH 44313 330-867-5511
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