Hunting information, permits, surveys, and rules.



Farm Days
October 8 |
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

You Can’t Judge a Book (Or a Barn) By It’s Cover
October 9 |
Creek Bend Farm

While barns may all look similar driving by them, seldom is that the case once you step inside. The Creek Bend Barn is a terrific example of this! Join Ric Beck from Friends o

Big Bird Year
October 16 |
North Coast Inland Trail

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.

Tree Huggers: Log Cabin Life
October 16 |
White Star Park

See how children of the Great Black Swamp lived in log cabins and earn your sweet reward. Registration is required.


Ringneck Ridge Wildlife Area

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

Countryside Park

This 20-acre property includes grassy spaces for play,

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

River Cliff 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