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Woodman Fen Conservation Area

Area

Overview

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  • Size

    36.42 acres

Stewardships

Description

This 33-acre natural area contains a rare groundwater-fed wetland known as a fen. Fens contain thick deposits of peat and support many rare and usual plants. Restoring the fen has included planting over 100 types of native wetland plants.

Note: The Woodman Fen Boardwalk is currently closed.

Allowed Activities
Birdwatching
Dog Walking
Geocaching
Hiking
Photography
Wildlife Watching
Good For
Dogs
Families
Rules & Regulation
Dogs On Leash

Additional Information

Accessibility Description

The 1,800-foot ADA accessible boardwalk snakes around the wetland. It includes three small observation decks were visitors are able to view this stunning wetland.

Iron Horse Trail

The 7-mile long Iron Horse Trail connects Centerville’s Iron Horse Park to the South with Creekside Trail to the north using a combination of paved trail, shared roadway and wide sidewalk. Along the way, the trail passes by the northern border of Woodman Fen near the Woodman Drive intersection. Exit the trail at Woodbine Ave to reach the park entrance. Learn more about the Iron Horse Trail