Nautical Mile Project

The Nautical Mile concept is a 5-mile, multi-use recreational path that connects the parks and neighborhoods along both the east and west banks of the Maumee River from the Craig Street Bridge to the Anthony Wayne Bridge and Middlegrounds Metropark. 

  • Completed a Vision Plan for the Nautical Mile through a GE Healthy Cities Grant – September 2017
  • Conceptual Design and Feasibility Study underway – to be completed December 2018
  • Phase 1 planning underway for a new metropark in the Marina District

Project Goals:

  • Activate the waterfront and create a focal point and amenity for the region
  • Improve connectivity with adjacent neighborhoods, parks and downtown
  • Increase recreational opportunities and open space downtown
  • Increase property values and development opportunities in downtown and surrounding neighborhoods