Providence Metropark

Providence Metropark
13827 Old US-24
Grand Rapids, Ohio 43522
Providence Metropark webpage
Providence Metropark map

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Providence Metropark
Coordinates: 41.4176288, -83.8565183
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Providence Metropark–Dam and Wolf Trail
Coordinates: 41.4170021, -83.869189
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Providence Metropark Trails
Trails at Providence Metropark include:
Towpath Trail – 18 miles from Providence to Farnsworth (round trip)
Wolf Rapids Trail – .4 mile (round Trip)
River Bluff Trail – 2.25 miles (round trip)

A description with a map of a hike on the Towpath Trail from Providence to Farnsworth is on AllTrails website.

About Providence Metropark
Canal boats once carried goods and people 249 miles between Toledo and Cincinnati, linking Lake Erie and the Ohio River. At Providence, you can get a sense of what canal travel was like during a trip aboard an authentic, mule-drawn canal boat on an original section of the Miami and Erie Canal.

The Providence Dam, just upriver from another attraction, the Isaac Ludwig Mill, was originally constructed to keep the canal filled with water. The canal boat and mill are open May through October.

Attractions and features include the canal experience complete with the authentic canal boat and historic mill, fishing, an aerial view of Providence Dam, indoor and picnic shelter rentals, a playground, and historic WPA buildings and bridges.
From Providence Metropark webpage