Blue Heron Reserve

.Access to Blue Heron Reserve from SR 6 is closed due to construction. Use an alternate route.

UPCOMING PROGRAMS

Step into Summer Hiking Program
June 1 - August 31 |
Various Park Locations

Kick off the summer with the "Step Into Summer Hiking Series". Complete 8 hikes and receive a hiking badge that can be placed on a hiking stick.

Frontier to Farm - Leather Baskets
June 17 |
White Star Park

Enjoy an evening in front of the log cabins making your own leather basket. You will make a leather basket to take home. For ages 14 and up. Registration is required.

Puddle Jumpers/Tree Huggers: Insect Safari
June 19 |
Ringneck Ridge Wildlife Area

Meet at Ringneck Ridge for a long walk and activity about insects. Bring a white pillowcase for the Insect Safari. A recipe for attracting nocturnal insects will be sent home.

Music at the Cabins
June 20 |
White Star Park

Join JORDAN WEIWANDT, for an evening of music at the cabins. Bring a blanket, chairs and a picnic dinner to relax on the lawn and enjoy the music. This is a FREE Event.

Tales to Tails
June 24 |
Creek Bend Farm

Join us at the Wilson Nature Center for stories, crafts and adventure.

Metal Detecting: White Star Beach
June 25 |
White Star Park

Bring your own metal detectors to White Star Beach for metal detecting. Must stay on the beach, cannot enter water. Replace any holes that are dug. Participants must register

Frontier to Farm - Sustainable Gardens
June 26 |
Creek Bend Farm

Enjoy an afternoon at Creek Bend Farm learning sustainable gardening strategies and making a bottle of natural pest repellent. For ages 14 and up. Registration is required.

*Nature Camp LITTLES (6-8)
June 29 - July 2 |
Creek Bend Farm

Come discover the world around you as we create and investigate during this 4-day adventure at Creek Bend Farm!

*Nature Camp MIDDLES (9-10)
June 29 - July 2 |
Creek Bend Farm

Come discover the world around you as we create and investigate during this 4-day adventure at Creek Bend Farm!

*Nature Camp BIGS (11-12)
July 6 - 9 |
Creek Bend Farm

Take nature exploration and outdoor fun to the next level at Creek Bend Farm!

*Nature Camp LITTLES (6-8)
July 6 - 9 |
Creek Bend Farm

Come discover the world around you as we create and investigate during this 4-day adventure at Creek Bend Farm!

*Nature Camp MIDDLES (9-10)
July 6 - 9 |
Creek Bend Farm

Come discover the world around you as we create and investigate during this 4-day adventure at Creek Bend Farm!

Swim Lessons at White Star Beach
July 12 - 15 |
White Star Park

Learn to swim with the Sandusky County Park District.

*Nature Camp BIGS (11-12)
July 13 - 16 |
Creek Bend Farm

Take nature exploration and outdoor fun to the next level at Creek Bend Farm!

*Nature Camp LITTLES (6-8)
July 13 - 16 |
Creek Bend Farm

Come discover the world around you as we create and investigate during this 4-day adventure at Creek Bend Farm!

*Nature Camp MIDDLES (9-10)
July 13 - 16 |
Creek Bend Farm

Come discover the world around you as we create and investigate during this 4-day adventure at Creek Bend Farm!

Metal Detecting: White Star Beach
July 20 |
White Star Park

Bring your own metal detectors to White Star Beach for metal detecting. Must stay on the beach, cannot enter water. Replace any holes that are dug. Participants must register

*Nature Camp BIGS (11-12)
July 20 - 23 |
Creek Bend Farm

Take nature exploration and outdoor fun to the next level at Creek Bend Farm!

*Nature Camp LITTLES (6-8)
July 20 - 23 |
Creek Bend Farm

Come discover the world around you as we create and investigate during this 4-day adventure at Creek Bend Farm!

*Nature Camp MIDDLES (9-10)
July 20 - 23 |
Creek Bend Farm

Come discover the world around you as we create and investigate during this 4-day adventure at Creek Bend Farm!

EXPLORE YOUR SANDUSKY COUNTY PARKS

Ringneck Ridge Wildlife Area

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

Countryside Park

Home to the Park District’s Main office 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

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