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Sheldon Marsh State Nature Preserve

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Address: 2715 Cleveland Rd., Huron, OH

This stretch of shoreline comprises a diversity of habitats that sustain a...

This stretch of shoreline comprises a diversity of habitats that sustain a number of plant and animal communities. Over 300 species of birds visit the preserve, and in the springtime, expect a carpet of wildflowers.

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Great walk

Love to walk this park everyone can walk it. It is flat and paved . Wheelchair and strollers can handle it with no problems .. Lots of birds turtles deer and other animals... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 8 December 2016
Thomas K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Love to walk this park everyone can walk it. It is flat and paved . Wheelchair and strollers can handle it with no problems .. Lots of birds turtles deer and other animals .. Walk this park with my mom to get her out And she loves it .. Lots of benches to rest on You can see cedar point... More 

Thank Thomas K
Oberlin, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Amazing place to visit in the fall, so pretty. There's a nice path from the parking lot out to the beach. Enter the beach on the left side for a beautiful experience.

Thank Matt A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

Many species of birds visit this marsh area all year. Bring your binoculars and camera. Wildlife preserve. The old building at end of trail was a water pumping station to support activities at NASA Plum Brook facility. It is no longer in use.

Thank Jim H
Connellsville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

This place is truly amazing. The history is great. The views are amazing. The wildlife is plentiful. You could easily enjoy a day of fun here. We highly recommend checking it out.

Thank mcgeenmcgoo
Salina, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

Nice walk along a straight paved path or wonder off and hike short trails to the lake. The wildlife photography opportunities are abundant. I captured some great images. Another nice thing is it's within walking distance from Sawmill Creek Resort.

1 Thank grega37
Huron, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

This is always a great place to walk. This is a nature preserve. Always a lot of birds hawks eagles and others. You can walk all the way to the back where you will end up by Lake Erie. Once there you can walk out on the beach. If you do the whole beach and the marsh it approximately 5... More 

Thank rdiffen
Huron, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

This is a very quiet place to go for a walk and see some wildlife. The paths are paved and you can walk to the beach. You may see deer, turtles, many kinds of ducks, beavers, etc. A great place for people who like bird watching.

Thank Pam R
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Needed a quiet walk and this fit the bill. I love taking a walk back here because you will always see some type of wildlife. The grandkids actually don't mind the walk because they spot a bird, squirrels or sometimes a deer

Thank TrippingTom
Brookfield, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

Park your car and take a leisurely walk down a paved path that leads to Lake Erie beach. Along the way you may see beavers constructing a dam, a mother skunk and her babies, a red winged black bird, chipmunks and squirrels waiting for a tasty treat. After about 3/4 down the path - to the left - is a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

Sheldon Marsh is next to the Sawmill resort, just west of Huron on highway 6. We missed the entrsnce to the parking lot and had to turn around and come back. No dogs or other animals are allowed because it is one of many nature preserves managed by the state of Ohio. There are porta potties about a hundred yards... More 

1 Thank Paul S

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