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Oak Openings now offering campsites

SWANTON, OH (Toledo News Now) -

Anew campground is open to the public now at Oak Openings. The Metropark nearSwanton is now offering tent camping sites.

Parkofficials say they converted a former picnic area into a campground. They addednew restrooms, have fire rings, firewood, and a group shelter. Park-goers saythey think the new campground is a great idea.

"Anyopportunity to give people the chance to be outdoors more is a great idea,particularly because so many people are disconnected from the outdoors," saidRandy Huber, a Wood County resident.

Hubersays he thinks it will get a lot of use by campers.

"Itwill give them an alternative that's close to home that's relativelyinexpensive," he said.

Individualcampsite will rent for $20 per night, and group campsites for $30 per night.

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