Parks & Recreation

Riverside Veterans Memorial

Riverside Veterans Memorial Park, aka Riverside Park, is located on East River Street and occupies approximately 10 acres of property.  This park offers a great deal of summer shade provided by old-growth native trees and access to the Maumee River.  Owned and operated by the Village of Antwerp, this park offers the following amenities:

Veterans Memorial

Playground

Group Pavilion with electricity (reservations allowed)

Picnic Pavilions

Canoe and Kayak launch site – Maumee River Water Trail, River Mile 99

Kayak launch at Riverside Park

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Short hiking path located on the lower grounds

Hiking Trail

Fishing

Restrooms with Drinking Fountain

Antwerp Greenway Park is located on North Main Street next to Town Hall.  Owned and operated by the Village of Antwerp, this site offers the following amenities:

Lighted Tennis Court, also striped for Pickleball

Picnic tables with shade and a charcoal bar-b-que

Antwerp Community Park is located on Woodcox St and is also accessible from Madison St.  This park is owned and operated by the Antwerp Ball Association (https://www.facebook.com/groups/253304945021219/)  and offers the following amenities:

Major League Field at Antwerp Community Park

2 little league baseball diamonds

1 major league baseball diamond

Practice batting cage

Outdoor basketball court

Bleacher seating

Concession stand

Restrooms

Native Prairie Garden is located on Harmann Road next to Antwerp Local Schools.  Owned and operated by Antwerp Local Schools, this two-acre property is home to native grasses and flowers and offers a shelter pavilion and walking paths to enjoy nature.

Wayne R Carr Lake is located just west of the village on County Road 11.  This property is owned and operated by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources and offers a 12.7-acre fishing lake created as a part of the new highway development.  There is a boat launch on-site, no-wake speed on the water, fishing license required, additional rules and regulations are posted.

http://wildlife.ohiodnr.gov/public-hunting-fishing-wildlife-viewing-areas/lake-and-reservoir-fishing-maps/wayne-r-carr-lake

Forder Bridge Access Site is located east of the village on County Road 73.  This property is owned and operated by the Black Swamp Conservancy and offers access to the Maumee River Water Trail, River Mile 91.3.  This is a primitive property that allows fishing and campfires along with some walking trials.

http://blackswamp.org/