Located just minutes south of Miami Crossing in Miami Township, beautiful Waldruhe Park (German for “Forest Rest”) offers a great opportunity to stroll through old growth forest, have a picnic, or hop onto one of the areas many paved trails. The 53 acre park offers a peaceful place for visitors to relax and enjoy centuries old White Oak trees, a variety of woodland wildflowers, and several species of birds that nest and forage throughout the park.
Two open-air shelter houses made of oak beams and cedar shingle roofs blend in with the natural setting, and provide picnic table seating for 80 people at the larger one and seating for 72 at the smaller one. Water and electricity are available at both shelter houses. Two swing sets,one slide and a play structure are provided for children. At the present time restroom facilities are limited to portable restrooms. Two paved parking lots provide a total of 36 parking spaces.