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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 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

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Join Fran Kitchen and her rescued wildlife for an up-close viewing and learning opportunity. Please bring a donation of laundry products or small wicker baskets to help her wi...  FASN/Seneca Deck

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Join a naturalist and a certified yoga instructor from Yoga Lounge and Barre, and see how nature can add to your yoga experience. Wear comfortable clothing, and bring a yoga m...  FASN/Campfire Area

Did You Know?

Mingo Indians
The land surrounding Mingo Pavilion in Sand Run Metro Park was a campsite for Mingo Indians.

Gray Squirrels
Ah-ji-duh-mo is the Chippewa word for gray squirrel. It means "tail in the air."

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