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Garbry Big Woods Reserve

Area

Overview

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  • Size

    159.78 acres

Stewardships

Description

Garbry Big Woods Reserve is a great place for group outings, archery, fishing and hiking. The Reserve provides three picnic shelters, which can be reserved by following this link. There are mowed areas around the shelters that can be used for games, picnicking and lounging. Restroom facilities are nearby. An educational arboretum is located south of the picnic shelters. This arboretum contains a variety of native Ohio trees and gives the public a chance to learn about native trees by leaf, bud or bark. There is also a stocked fishing pond that requires no fishing license. Don’t forget to explore the 2.2 miles of hiking trail.

Allowed Activities
Backpacking
Birdwatching
Cross Country Skiing
Dog Walking
Fishing
Hiking
Photography
Picnicking
Running
Trail Running
Walking
Wildlife Watching
Good For
Dogs
Families
Rules & Regulation
Dogs Permitted
Dogs On Leash
No Biking
No Campfires
No Camping
No Horses
No Illegal Substances
No Unmanned Aircrafts
Pack Out Dog Waste

Additional Information

Accessibility Description

There is accessible parking for the ADA accessible restrooms.  Garbry Big Woods offers one reservable shelter house near the restrooms that is accessible.

NATURAL FEATURES

  • 272 Acres
  • Fishing and wildlife ponds
  • Woodlands
  • Lost Creek Prairie

FACILITIES

  • Picnic Areas
  • Archery Range
  • 2.2 miles of trail
  • Reservable shelter with electricity and a grill available for use during regular park hours and may be reserved by following this link. Plan ahead! Shelters fill quickly.
  • Restroom facilities
  • Water fountain
  • Limited boardwalk