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Golden ferns line the trail at Lucia S. Nash Preserve.
Lucia S. Nash Preserve Explore fall at our preserves.

Overview

Take a Hike!

Join us this fall for a guided hike at one or more of our open preserves in Ohio. Enjoy the sights and sounds of nature as we explore each of Ohio's open preserve during these fun hikes. All ages are welcome!

Each preserve will offer unique experiences, and you can help us document the amazing species at each preserve by using the iNaturalist mobile app. Our guides can show you how!

Fall in Love with Our Preserves

Learn about the plants and animals that call the amazing Buckeye State home.

Fall ferns surround the boardwalk at Brown's Lake Bog.
Red and gold trees frame Snow Lake at Lucia S. Nash preserve.
Autumn at Big Darby Creek Headwaters Nature Preserve.
Fall at Morgan Swamp Preserve.

Schedule of Hikes

Saturday, September 3
Lucia S. Nash Preserve
16429 Snow Rd, Burton, OH 44021
Times: Hikes will begin at 10am and 2pm
Distance: 1.8 miles

Kitty Todd Nature Preserve
10420 Old State Line Rd, Swanton, OH 43558
Time: Hike will begin at 2pm
Distance: 1.9 miles


Saturday, September 10
J. Arthur Herrick Fen Preserve
8260 Seasons Rd, Streetsboro, OH 44241
Times: Hikes will begin at 10am and 2pm
Distance: 1 mile


Saturday, October 1
Kitty Todd Nature Preserve 
10420 Old State Line Rd, Swanton, OH 43558
Time: Hike will begin at 2pm
Distance: 1.9 miles

Richard and Lucile Durrell Edge of Appalachia Preserve 
4274 Waggoner Riffle Rd, West Union, OH 45693
Time: Hike will begin at 2pm
Distance: 3 miles

Morgan Swamp Preserve
3973 Callender Road, Rock Creek OH 44084
Time: Hikes will begin at 10am and 2pm
Distance: 1 mile


Saturday, October 15
Big Darby Headwaters Preserve
5899-12280, C-152, East Liberty, OH 43319
Time: Hikes will begin at 10am and 2pm
Distance: 2.6 miles

Great Egret Marsh
1000 N Buck Rd, Lakeside Marblehead, OH 43440
Time: Hikes will begin at 10am and 2pm
Distance: 1.2 miles


Saturday, October 29
Brown's Lake Bog
Brown Rd, Shreve, OH 44676
Time: Hikes will begin at 10am and 2pm
Distance: 1.1 miles

Hikers gather at Big Darby Headwaters trailhead.
2021 Ohio Hikes TNC staff and volunteers were excited to get back into nature and connect with new and familiar faces during our fall hike series. © David Ike

What to Bring

Refillable water bottle and snack/lunch. Wear long sleeves and pants, a hat and boots/shoes that can get wet and muddy. Come prepared for mosquitos and possible ticks.

To Register

Registration is required. Please register by completing this form, indicating which hikes you plan to attend. Or, email ohvolunteer@tnc.org.

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