Lawrence 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).




Compass Plant Prairie (State Nature Preserve)
  • 15574 State Rte 141, Willow Wood, OH 45696
  • GPS coordinates: N38.616417, W82.476867
  • Location: Approximately 1.5 miles north of Aid on the east side of State Rte 141. No facilities at this time. Park with extreme caution along the road.
  • Park size: 16 acres
Crown City Wildlife Area (State Wildlife Area)
  • Location: See above link for driving directions and maps.
  • Park size: 11,119 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 Crown City Wildlife Area
Dean SF (State Forest)
  • 149 Dean Forest Road, Pedro, OH 45659–9740
  • Trail map
  • Park size: 2,745 acres
  • Total trail length: 20 miles bridle trail
  • Dog friendly
  • Bridle trails
  • 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.
  • Camp sites
  • Bridle / Hiking trail
Symmes Wildlife Area (State Wildlife Area)
  • Location: See above link for driving directions and maps.
  • Park size: 114 acres
  • Hunting when in season with license. Please visit park web site for details.
  • Wildlife Area Map for Symmes Wildlife Area
Wayne NF – Ironton Unit (National Forest)




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

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