Creatures of the Night Hike
October 13 |
Creek Bend Farm

Join Naturalist Sarah on a moonlit stroll of the trails at Creek Bend Farm to learn about the creatures of the night including bats, owls, coyotes, and flying squirrels.

Farm Days
October 14 |
Creek Bend Farm

Come out for a day of fun at Creek Bend Farm. Try your hand at vintage carnival games, make friends with a goat or a sheep, take a ride in a horse, try some apple cider, and e

Big Bird Year 2023
October 21 |
White Star Park

Join us on these monthly hikes and challenge yourself to see as many bird species in one year as possible. Hikes will rotate through various habitats. Registration required.

Nibbles Adventure Club: Leaf Collecting
October 21 |
The Woods at the Luscombe Farm

Be part of the Nibbles Adventure Club! This month we will explore a forest and collect leaves. Please bring a book for pressing leaves. Registration is required.

Monster Archery
October 25 |
Creek Bend Farm

Join Naturalist Sarah at Creek Bend Farm to learn the basics of archery, with a Halloween theme. Participants must be at least 10 years of age, and registration is required.

Sunday Stroll
October 29 |
Don W. Miller Memorial Park (formally River Cliff Park)

Join Naturalist Sarah on a fall hike at Don W. Miller Memorial Park. Register online, and come dressed for the weather.

Cider & Cookies
November 4 |
White Star Park

Come to the log cabins for an old-fashioned afternoon. Make spiced apple cider and old-fashioned cookies. Registration is required. $6 fee


Ringneck Ridge Wildlife Area

The diverse habitats include open fields, woodlands, wet meadows, and limestone barrens.

North Coast Inland Trail

The Sandusky County portion of the North Coast Inland Trail, or NCIT, is a 28-mile multi-use trail that travels between Elmore and Bellevue.

The Woods at the Luscombe Farm

A 1-mile loop trail meanders through this picturesque 55-acre woodlot which consists of maples, hickories, oaks, and spicebush.

Wolf Creek Park

Nestled along the banks of the Sandusky River

White Star Park

White Star Park consists of 797 acres and four distinct areas which include; White Star Quarry, White Star Campground, Barn and Cabins, and Doug Haubert Wetland.

Tea Kaufman Homestead

This 14-acre property is directly adjacent to the North Coast Inland Trail and serves as an access point to the trail.

Shelley Wetland

This 17-acre, bowl-shaped wetland was created when gravel was removed for the construction of the New York, Chicago and St. Louis Railway

Don W. Miller Memorial Park

Home of our Administrative Offices. Donated by Black Swamp Conservancy, this 80-acre park is located on the Sandusky River adjacent to the Blue Banks

Franklin and Phillip Rose Wildlife Area

Located at the mouth of Muddy Creek this wetland area is used for programming purposes only.

Decoy Marsh

Previously a private hunt club, this 67-acre property consists of wetlands and diked marsh areas

Christy Farm Nature Preserve

Visitors can enjoy a walk along the Muskellunge Creek or catch a glimpse of an active heron rookery

Mull Covered Bridge

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places this “town lattice” truss type bridge is one of the last remaining covered bridges in Northwest Ohio.

Blue Heron Reserve

This 160 acre propery features seasonal wetlands, grassy trails, and a mile of boardwalk trail.

Creek Bend Farm

Featuring the Wilson Nature Center, the Wildlife Library and Children's Activity Area