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8425 Sylvania-Metamora Rd.
P: 419-885-8992
F: 419-882-4817

The City of Sylvania has 54 acres of parkland that are outstanding examples of how natural beauty and outdoor play make our lives better.

City Parks

Addington Park
Addington Lane
Neighborhood open-space park (.33 acres)

Clayton Fischer Park
Between Marshall and Carter roads
Active park with ball field, children's play equipment, picnic area and skating circle on 3.55 acres.

Harroun Community Park
Main Street at the rear of St. Joseph Church parking lot
This 26-acre park also features an open-air shelter with picnic tables, a rustic amphitheater, an ADA-friendly entrance and parking area, a deck with water view, sheltered picnic tables and a sledding hill.
Check out the Harroun Community Park self-guided tour and brochure here!

Arthur W. Landseadel Nature Interpretive Center
This is Sylvania’s nature preserve, with opportunities to learn, observe native wildlife and just enjoy nature. Hiking/biking trails border the Ottawa River Shelter along Ten Mile Creek.

Before visiting the interpretive shelter and the wildflower and tree information kiosk, download our wildflower and tree trail maps and a self-guided tour. To schedule a group outdoor program or event, call us at 419-885-8992 or e-mail us at

Maplewood Square Park
Maplewood at Main
Downtown park with gazebo seating and flower garden on .08 acre.

David E. Richards Park
Sun Valley at the Bridge
Passive, naturalistic woodlands covers these 14.5 acres along Ten Mile Creek.

Sister City Garden
5717 N. Main St.
Three-season formal garden on 2.04 acres with picnic and café seating for 33. Free for informal visits; rentals available. 

Memorial Grove at Veterans Memorial Park
Visit this tranquil setting created by Parks & Forestry especially for commemorating special people and events. Designed for quiet reflection in beautiful surroundings, Memorial Grove is filled with flowering trees planted on 4 acres by Parks & Forestry.