Travel Circle returns to Oak Openings Preserve


Each Saturday for the next three months, Maumee Valley Adventurers will take a trip around the globe as local presenters share their experiences traveling to far away destinations. There is an optional hike from 1 to 2 p.m. then stay for an interesting travel program beginning at 2 p.m.

Cosponsored by Metroparks Toledo, the long-running winter program series typically alternates between Wildwood Preserve and Oak Openings Preserve.

This year’s schedule for Oak Openings is:

January 14

Oak Openings Preserve, Oak Openings Lodge

Alpine Adventure in Switzerland and Austria presented by Steve Lauer

January 28

Oak Openings Preserve, Oak Openings Lodge

From HI to High: Kauai to the Mountains of Colorado presented by Todd Kime and Mark Loman

February 11

Oak Openings Preserve, Oak Openings Lodge

Pedaling, Pondering, and Praying an 1852 mile life changing journey presented by Mike Armstrong

February 25

Oak Openings Preserve, Oak Openings Lodge

Botswana 1965-2022 A Remarkable Transformation presented by Dick Weisfelder

March 4

Oak Openings Preserve, Oak Openings Lodge

Iceland: the land of fire & ice, fauna & flora presented by Sue Ryno

March 18

Oak Openings Preserve, Oak Openings Lodge

Western Ireland presented by Judy Pfaffenberger

For the full schedule, visit metroparkstoledo.com.