Ashtabula County Parks & Nature Preserves

The following list of parks and preserves includes those managed by federal, state, county, and non-governmental agencies (such as the National Audubon Society, the Nature Conservancy, various historical societies, etc.).

We have tried to collect information on the activities and facilities available at various parks, but things may change without us knowing about it. So please double-check the information at the official site (click on the park’s name to go there).


 

Conant (State Wildlife Area)
  • Location: See above link for driving directions and maps.
  • Park size: 74 acres
  • Hunting when in season with license. Please visit park web site for details.
  • Wildlife Area Map for Conant
Conneaut (State Wildlife Area)
  • Location: See above link for driving directions and maps.
  • Park size: 86 acres
  • Hunting when in season with license. Please visit park web site for details.
  • Includes 55 acre Conneaut Swamp State Nature Preserve
  • Wildlife Area Map for Conneaut
Dorset (State Wildlife Area)
  • Location: See above link for driving directions and maps.
  • Park size: 1,080 acres
  • Hunting when in season with license. Please visit park web site for details.
  • Wildlife Area Map for Dorset
Geneva (State Park)
  • 4499 Padanarum Road, Geneva, OH
  • Trail map
  • Park size: 698 acres
  • Total trail length: 6 miles
  • Dog friendly
  • Fishing (check the official site to see if there are any restrictions)
  • Archery range
  • Hunting when in season with license. Please visit park web site for details.
  • Good site for bird watching
  • Camp sites
  • Cross country ski trails
  • Restrooms
  • Swimming (300 ft beach), boating, snowmobile trail
  • Campground Map
  • Park Map for Geneva
  • Lodge & Conference Center at Geneva
Harpersfield Covered Bridge Metropark (Metro Park)
  • GPS coordinates: N41.755626,W80.944347
  • Location: From Interstate 90 exit 218, head south on State Route 534 approximately 0.2 miles. Turn right (south) on Harpersfield Road (C-154) and continue 0.9 miles to the bridge.
  • Fishing (check the official site to see if there are any restrictions)
  • Restrooms
  • This is the Wikipedia entry for the bridge; at 228 feet it is the longest covered bridge in Ohio. According to the county’s visitors’ bureau, walking trails along the State Designated Scenic Grand River provide hours of wildlife watching. Among the birds that you might see Great Blue Hearon, Green Heron, and a variety of duck species.
  • Launch site for canoes and kayaks.
  • Open to the general public from early springtime until October during daylight hours. It sounds like groups can prearrange to do camping. See the official web site.
  • Location on Google Maps
  • TrekOhio photos and descriptions of Harpersfield Covered Bridge Metropark
Morgan Swamp Preserve (Nature Conservancy)
  • Location: See above link for driving directions and maps.
  • Park size: 1,300 acres
  • At least some parts are handicap accessible
  • Trail
New Lyme (State Wildlife Area)
  • Location: See above link for driving directions and maps.
  • Park size: 720 acres
  • Fishing (check the official site to see if there are any restrictions)
  • Hunting when in season with license. Please visit park web site for details.
  • Wildlife Area Map for New Lyme
Orwell (State Wildlife Area)
  • Location: See above link for driving directions and maps.
  • Park size: 197 acres
  • Hunting when in season with license. Please visit park web site for details.
  • Wildlife Area Map for Orwell
Pallister (State Nature Preserve)
  • Park size: 85 acres
  • Permit required
  • In Rome and Hartsgrove Townships
  • Location (3rd party) – map
Pymatuning (State Park)
  • 6100 Pymatuning Lake Road, Andover, OH 44003
  • Park size: Park: 3,512 acres, Lake: 14,000 acres
  • Total trail length: 1.75 miles
  • Dog friendly
  • Fishing (check the official site to see if there are any restrictions)
  • Hunting when in season with license. Please visit park web site for details.
  • Good site for bird watching
  • Camp sites
  • Cross country ski trails
  • Restrooms
  • Swimming (350 ft beach), boating
  • Campground Map
  • Map of Cottage Area
  • Park Map for Pymatuning
Rome Preserve (State Nature Preserve)
  • Park size: 74 acres
  • Permit required
  • Contact Ohio Dept. of Natural Resources for a PERMIT and preserve information
Western Reserve Greenway (Bike Path)
  • Transits: See above link for driving directions and maps.
  • Trail map
  • Total trail length: 43 miles
William C. McCoy Preserve (State Nature Preserve)
  • Park size: 107 acres
  • Permit required
  • Contact Ohio Dept. of Natural Resources for a PERMIT and preserve information

 

Last Update: 2016-04-26 20:25:48

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