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Seneca County Park District

Director Pat Obringer, 109 S. Washington St., Suite 2003, Tiffin (419) 447-8091 seneca_parks_director@yahoo.com www.senecacountyparks.com

Bowen Nature Preserve CR 24, West Lodi - 56-acre park in Reed Township between CR 38 and CR 24. Parking area is off CR 24. Hiking and equestrian trails, grassland, wetland.   Clinton Access Trail A stone hiking and bicycling trail from the north end of Tiffin’s Schekelhoff Nature Preserve to TR 132, connected by a stone road to a 32-acre area and canoe acess along the Sandusky River. Includes a tactile map to assist the visually impaired at the Schekelhoff Park entrance off Water Street.   Forrest Nature Preserve 701 E. CR 6 - 23.5-acre park in Eden Township bordered by TR 151 and CR 6, seven-tenths mile east of SR 231. Hiking trails, picnic table.

Garlo Heritage Nature Preserve 5777 S. SR 19, Bloomville - 292-acre park in Bloom Township, 1.7 miles south of Bloomville. Hiking trails, wheelchair-accesible path, three ponds with catch-and-release fishing, historical log cabin (a second one is being restored) and blacksmith shop, nature center, picnic shelter.   Steyer Nature Preserve 5901 N. CR 33 - 141-acre park in Pleasant Township along the Sandusky River just east of Fort Seneca. Entrance is on the south side of the CR 33 bridge. Hiking trails, picnic tables, public hunting area.   Zimmerman Nature Preserve SR 18 next to Autumnwood Care Center - 5-acre park with wheelchair-accessible trail, two picnic shelters, grill and raised gardening beds.   Public/private partnership parks   Mercy Community Nature Preserve 45 Saint Lawrence Drive, (419) 455-7000 - Expected to open in spring 2013, Mercy Tiffin Hospital and the Seneca County Park District are cooperating to create a trail system through 20-plus acres of woods on hospital property.

Opportunity Park Seneca County Opportunity Center, 780 County Road 20 - Wheelchair-accessible trail and oval track, picnic shelter, handicapped-accessible playground equipment and tactile map to assist the visually impaired. Open to the public as a cooperative agreement between the Opportunity Center and Seneca County Park District.   Tiffin University Nature Preserve Off Miami Street east of the Tiffin city limits - 29-acre park has a partially paved trail and is handicapped accessible, along with a longer loop trail, a gazeb, picnic area and a tactile map to assist the visually impaired. Cooperative project between Tiffin University, the Seneca County Park District and other government agencies.   Tiffin city parks

Director Matt Coleman, 51 E. Market St., (419) 448-5408 parksdepartment@tiffinohio.com www.tifinparks.com   Applejack Park 3.35 acres at Apple and Jackson streets   Beechwood Park 1 acre at Ashwood and Beechwood drives   Hedges-Boyer Park 78 acres with 1.15-mile paved trail and wheelchair-accessible picnic shelters, swimming pool, sand volleyball courts, baseball and football fields, amphitheater, overlook on Rock Creek. Entrances off Coe and Summit streets. Ball fields on lower level of the park are being rearranged to accommodate a dog park to be built in 2013.   Highland Park 18 acres at North Washington Street and Eighth Avenue   Josiah Hedges Park 1 acre across the street from Calvert High School on Madison Street

Junior Home Park 2.25 acres at Huss Street and River Road   Kernan Park 14 acres across Ohio Avenue from Junior Home Park and bounded by Ohio Avenue, Riverside Drive and Industrial Avenue   Louisa K. Fast Park 2.3 acres on SR 101 east of the city limits    Nature Trails Park 11 acres on the banks of the Sandusky River off East Davis Street    Oakley Park 6 acres near Grand, Sixth and Park avenues with half-mile paved walking trail   Riverview Park 3.5 acres at Gail Lane and Longfellow Drive   Schekelhoff Nature Preserve 37 acres with a half-mile wheelchair accessible paved trail off North Water Street along the Sandusky River north of Tiffin Wastewater Treatment Plant. Includes an overlook of the river, a picnic shelter and a tactile map to assist the visually impaired. Path continues to the Seneca County Park District’s Clinton Access Trail.   Stalter Park 1 acre at Ohio and Clinton avenues   Fostoria parks

213 S. Main Street, Fostoria (419) 435-8982, ext. 278   City Park North Vine Street    Gray Park North Vine Street 

Harmon Park West Fourth Street    Jackson Park Jackson Street    Meadowlark Park South Union Street    Portage Park Perrysburg Road    Tennis courts North Buckley Street    Picnic areas Reservoirs 2 and 3 off West Tiffin Street 

Upper Sandusky parks    www.uppersanduskyoh.com/parks.php

Bicentennial Park North Sandusky Avenue - Kiddie park, a playground and a picnic shelter

Harrison Smith Park East Wyandot Avenue - Nearly 33 acres of historic land, picnic shelters, swimming pool, pond, children's playgrounds, softball diamonds, basketball courts, tennis courts and sand volleyball court. Water Tower Park South Warpole Street Union School Park West Walker and North Hazel streets Upper Sandusky Reservoir East of city, south of SR 182,

Other parks    Eells Park South of Bettsville on North TR 70. Swimming quarry and beach, picnic areas. Camping during specified weekends.   Meadowbrook Park 5430 W. Tiffin St., Bascom, (419) 937-2242 Pool: (419) 937-2512. Swimming pool, camping, paved road/walking trail, playground, picnic shelters, disc golf course, basketball court, roller hockey rink and Meadowbrook Ballroom.   Reservoirs    Attica Reservoir South of Attica near Caroline at US 4 and East TR 88    Beaver Creek Reservoir Between Tiffin and Clyde off SR 101 near TR 196 and CR 34   Fostoria Reservoir South of Fostoria at CR 23 and TR 217 

Lake Daugherty South of Fostoria off CR 23 between SR 12 and CR 218    Lake Lamberjack West edge of Fostoria off Van Buren and North Vine streets    Morrison Lake CR 15 south of TR 148   State nature preserves    Howard Collier State Nature Preserve TR 38, three miles northeast of McCutchenville, Seneca Township, (419) 981-6319. Hiking trails, partially along Sandusky River.   Springville Marsh State Nature Preserve TR 24, 3.5 miles north of Carey off US 23, Big Spring Township, (419) 981-6319. Boardwalk trail through wetland, observation blind overlooking wetland.   Other natural areas   Kelbley Conservation Area Owned by Seneca County Pheasants Forever off US 224 near SR 587 

Miller Conservation Farm 80 acres owned by Seneca Soil and Water Conservation District, nine miles northeast of Tiffin on TR 138; take SR 101 to CR 38 east, turn left on TR 169 north and right on TR 138 east. Look for park sign on south side of road. (419) 447-7073. Hiking trails, wheelchair-accesible path from parking lot to fishing pond and around picnic shelter.   Gerald Redfox Conservation Area Near Bloomville on TR 88, owned by Pheasants Forever

Canoe liveries    Ridgway Canoe Livery 3540 N. CR 33, (419) 448-4206 www.ridgwaycanoe.com   Wyandot Canoe Livery 640 E. Wyandot Ave., Upper Sandusky, (419) 294-4115, canoe.livery@yahoo.com   Sandusky River canoe access    Wyandot Canoe Livery (With permission) off US 30, Upper Sandusky   Indian Mill Park Off US 23/CH 47G, north of Upper Sandusky    Parker covered bridge CH 40B north of Indian Mill, Upper Sandusky    Roadside access Wyandot CH 16 bridge, south of McCutchenville    Heck’s bridge, north of McCutchenville    St. Johns bridge, CR 6, northeast of McCutchenville   Junior Home Park, near Huss Street bridge (below dam)

Clinton access from Seneca County Park District’s Clinton Nature Preserve off TR 132

Concrete access east of Fort Seneca at entrance to Steyer Nature Preserve at CR 33 bridge    Wolf Creek Park, off SR 53 between Tiffin and Fremont 

Other access Sandusky CR 35 bridge, east of SR 53 at King/Hurdic roads   South River Road, south of Fremont    Portage Trail Park and Canoe Livery, off South River Road south of Fremont    Chief Tarhe Park (abandoned), off Cole Road south of Fremont      Historical Sites    Indian Mill State Memorial 7417 Wyandot CH 47, Upper Sandusky - three miles northeast of Upper Sandusky along CH 47 on the bank of the Sandusky River, (419) 294-3349, (800) 600-7147

Colonel Crawford Burn Site Monument northeast of Crawford and Wyandot counties

Parker Covered Bridge 5 miles northeast of Upper Sandusky on SR 40A.

Swartz Covered Bridge SR 130A, Wyandot County     Campgrounds    Clinton Lake Camping - 4990 E. TR 122, Republic, Clinton Township, (419) 585-3331  clintonlake.tripod.com, bmiller@bpsom.com   Lazy J RV Resort - 4888 US 20, Bellevue, (419) 483-3177, (800) 305-9644 www.lazy-j.com/cms, info@lazy-j.com   Leafy Oaks RV Park - 6955 SR 101, Clyde, (419) 639-2887, (888) 680-7060 www.leafyoaks.com, leafyoakscamp@aol.com   Meadowbrook Park - 5430 W. Tiffin St., Bascom, (419) 937-2242 www.mbpark.org   Smokey’s Mini Lake Campground - 9527 SH 199, Upper Sandusky, (419) 294-1759    Tee Pee Campgrounds, 6499 SR 199, Upper Sandusky, (419) 396-3042    Walnut Grove Campground - 7325 S. TR 131, Seneca Township, (419) 448-0914 walnutgrove@bright.net www.campingfriend.com/walnutgrovecampground   Camps    Camp Glen - Director Chris Lewis, Camp Fire USA, 6580 S. TR 131, Seneca Township, (419) 447-7459, (419) 422-5415  www.campglen.com, clewis@campfireusa-nwohio.com    Camp Trinity - 8812 CR 50, Upper Sandusky, (419) 294-4842     Other recreation   Attica Fairgrounds - P.O. Box 433, Attica, (419) 426-FAIR    Attica Raceway - northeast of SR 4 and US 224     Putt-Putt Fun Center - 1255 E. Wyandot Ave., Upper Sandusky, (419) 294-5163    Range 101 driving range,  433 E. Maple St., Clyde, (419) 547-4412    Seneca Caverns - 15248 E. TR 178, Bellevue, (419) 483-6711  www.senecacaverns.com   Seneca County Fairgrounds - 100 Hopewell Ave., (419) 447-7888  www.senecacountyfair.org   Tiffin Community YMCA - 3180 Summit St., (419) 447-8711  www.tiffinymca.org   Wyandot County Fairgrounds - 10171 N. SR 53, Upper Sandusky, (419) 294-4320 www.wyandotcountyfair.com     Golf Courses    Bob’s Countryside Golf Course - 4204 SR 199 North, Carey, (419) 396-6956    Clinton Heights Golf Course - 2760 E. Clinton TR 122, (419) 447-8863    Green Hills Golf Club - 1959 S. Main St., Clyde, (419) 547-7947  greenhillsgolf.com    Indianbrook Golf Club - 767 W. Independence Road, Fostoria, (419) 435-4248  www.indianbrookgolf.com   Lakeland Golf Course - 3770 CR 23, Fostoria, (419) 894-6440    Lincoln Hills Golf Club - 5377 US 30, Upper Sandusky, (419) 294-3037  lhgc@udata.com www.golflincolnhills.com   Loudon Meadows Golf Club - 11072 Columbus Ave. West, Fostoria, (419) 435-8500  www.loudonmeadows.com   Nature Trails Golf Course - 6730 N. Liberty TR 69, Bettsville, (419) 986-5229  www.naturetrailsgolfcourse.com   Mohawk Golf Club (private) - 4399 South SR 231, (419) 447-5951  www.mohawkgolf.com   Seneca Hills Golf Course - 4044 W. TR 98, (419) 447-9446  www.senecahillsgolf.com   Sleepy Hollow Golf Club - 6029 E. SR 101, Clyde, (419) 547-0770  www.sleepyhollowgolf.com   Stone Crossing Golf Club - 449 Front St., Upper Sandusky, (419) 294-4425   Disc golf courses

Hedges-Boyer Park, Tiffin. 18-hole course. Entrances off Coe and Summit streets.

Meadowbrook Park, Bascom. 18-hole course. Entrance off SR 18.

Upper Sandusky Reservoir. 18-hole course.

 
 

 

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