VIDEO: This Troy park has new life, and you need to see how amazing it looks

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Treasure Island Park in Troy for kayaks, canoes, bicycles and walking

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Resurrected from remnants of the Hobart family Marina Building and park, Treasure Island in Troy is part of the city’s riverfront redevelopment program that held its grand opening in June of 2017.

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Treasure Island Park in Troy, Ohio. TY GREENLEES / STAFF

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Treasure Island Park in Troy, Ohio. TY GREENLEES / STAFF

The park, popular in the 1940s with Hobart employees, sits along the Great Miami River just north of downtown Troy.

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Treasure Island Park in Troy, Ohio. TY GREENLEES / STAFF

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Treasure Island Park in Troy, Ohio. TY GREENLEES / STAFF

The park is designed to accommodate paddle boats, canoes, kayaks and bicyclists. A picnic shelter emblazoned with the park’s name is complimented by an amphitheater for free summer concerts.

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The former Marina Building is now Smith’s Boathouse Restaurant, which offers seafood and steaks with deck seating overlooking the park, river and bicycle trails.

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A new lighthouse was gifted to the city from the Troy Foundation to replace the original Hobart version.

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Treasure Island Park in Troy, Ohio. TY GREENLEES / STAFF

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