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Toledo Weather

2019 - Winter Biking

Toledo Riverfront Project Update

Posted 12/20/2019

When it opens next fall, Phase 1 of Glass City Metropark will have trails, a boardwalk extending over the water, a new rental facility with a green roof and observation area, and a large event lawn. A bike/pedestrian bridge over Main Street will connect the new Metropark with International Park. Still more amenities are envisioned for future phases.

For more information check out the Toledo Metroparks website!


Swan Creek Trail Extension

Posted 12/13/2019

Metroparks Toledo is proposing to construct a 10-foot-wide, shared-use path beginning at the existing Swan Creek Preserve parking lot off Airport Highway to Byrne Road. This is part of a larger plan to connect Maumee, Ohio with Swan Creek and the UT Medical Center. Check out the map and submit comments or questions at the Swan Creek Trail Extension blog page.

How Other Cities Deal With Riding in the Winter

Posted 11/13/2019

Have you ever though of riding to work in the winter? Nearly half of all journeys to school and work in Copenhagen take place on bicycles, even in the winter. The citizens of Copenhagen have adapted bicycles to carry groceries, children, and other essentials. Natalie Gulsrud, a resident of Copenhagen, said “People here say there’s no such thing as bad weather, only bad clothing.”  Read more about this in the New York Times article.

10/19 - Tombstone Tour

Posted 10/14/2019

The Tombstone Bicycle Tour is a winding ride through historic Providence Metropark, allowing riders to visit the working lock on the Miami and Erie Canal. You can choose from the 15 mile loop, a 25 mile loop, or combine both for more than 40 miles! There is also a Family Haunted Ride, with a family-friendly 5-mile route on the Oak Openings bike trail, entirely inside the park. Join a Metroparks Ranger at one of two guided rides starting at 11 a.m. or 1 p.m.

  • Date: Sunday, October 19th, 2019
  • Location: Tour begins and ends Buehner Center at the Mallard Lake area
  • Requirements:  Wear a helmet, costume optional!

Check out the Maumee Valley Adventurers website for more details and registration.