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From Prison to Prairie

REGISTER: 204402650-27

Experience the outdoors and learn the history of our fourth largest Metropark, and home of the former Toledo House of Corrections. We will explore constructed wetlands, a limestone quarry and glacial striations.

All participants and staff must wear masks and abide by proper social distancing guidelines for the duration of the program. Mask breaks are allowed when appropriate. Participants must bring their own mask.
We will adhere to any recommendations or requirements that come from the state during the time of the program.

Minors must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of the program.

This program runs rain or shine. Please dress for the weather and wear appropriate footwear. No flip-flops.


Blue Creek Conservation Area