Holmes 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).




Bonnet Pond Bog (State Nature Preserve)
  • Park size: 16 acres
  • Permit required
  • Contact Ohio Dept. of Natural Resources for a PERMIT and preserve information
Holmes County Trail (Bike Path)
  • 62 N. Grant St., Millersburg, OH
  • Trail map
  • Total trail length: 15 miles
  • Bridle trails
  • According to HolmesTrail.org 15 of Holmes county’s 29 miles of trail have been completed. Together with the trail in Knox county, it will eventually create over 50 miles of uninterrupted trail. The trail is unusual in that there is an asphalt, paved mult–use trail for walkers, joggers, wheelchairs and cyclists, and an adjoining gravel trail for horseback riding and Amish buggies.
  • Location on Google Maps
Killbuck Marsh (State Wildlife Area)
  • GPS coordinates: N40.700697,W82.004946
  • Location: See above link for driving directions and maps.
  • Park size: 5,671 acres
  • Total trail length: 4 miles
  • 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
  • Walking trail for wildlife observation (former rail line)
  • Wildlife Area Map for Killbuck Marsh
  • Location on Google Maps
  • TrekOhio photos and descriptions of Killbuck Marsh
Lower Killbuck Creek (State Wildlife Area)
  • Location: See above link for driving directions and maps.
  • Park size: 161 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.
  • Good site for bird watching
  • Wildlife Area Map for Lower Killbuck Creek
Mohler (State Wildlife Area)
  • Location: See above link for driving directions and maps.
  • Park size: 46 acres
  • Hunting when in season with license. Please visit park web site for details.
  • Good site for bird watching
  • Wildlife Area Map for Mohler




Last Update: 2017-07-24 16:32:02

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2 thoughts on “Holmes County Parks & Nature Preserves

  1. Thanks for this information. I’m a nature lover from Holmes County so it’s nice to have these maps of places so close to home.

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