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Gahanna Woods State Nature Preserve

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Solitude in the city

Gahanna Woods was a nice find when I had some spare time in the area recently. When you turn off... read more

Reviewed May 16, 2018
Paul S
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Marion
Nature at Ir's Best

This protected State Nature preserve is one of the few remaining bogs. This is the perfect place... read more

Reviewed November 8, 2017
Susan P
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Gahanna, Ohio
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May 16, 2018
“Solitude in the city”
Nov 8, 2017
“Nature at Ir's Best”
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Founded in 1973, Gahanna Woods State Nature Preserve is a successful effort to save one of the last remaining large stands of woods in central Ohio. The preserve is both a nature lover and bird watcher’s dream, with rare species of vegetation...more
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1501 Taylor Station Rd., Gahanna, OH
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+1 614-342-4250
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Reviewed May 16, 2018

Gahanna Woods was a nice find when I had some spare time in the area recently. When you turn off the road, the state nature area is to the east of the parking lot and the trails through the park are on the west. Don't...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Paul S
Reviewed November 8, 2017

This protected State Nature preserve is one of the few remaining bogs. This is the perfect place to observe nature or simply relax and clear your troubles away! It is filled will flora and fauna that you are not likely to see at other parks...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Susan P
Reviewed July 26, 2017

This charming little walk in the woods is on Taylor Station Rd. just north of Taylor. Pull into the parking lot immediately on your left because the road is blocked. There's a map of the trails, which are short. One trails starts here and two...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed May 10, 2017

Nice quiet trails through the woods , great place by yourself, with kids or a romantic walk with your sweety !

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank 2dvs4u
Reviewed October 17, 2016

Lovely small park. Very quiet and well maintained. Great for spring wild flowers and birds. Some trails are stones or paved, others not. Great for a walk or run.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank jbyspysky
Reviewed October 12, 2016

There's miles of walking and woods. Be careful on rainy days. Wear bug spray and enjoy nature! It's worth a visit.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank 565christik
Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

Great scenery at this park. You can make a 5 mile loop around the lake. Very tranquil and relaxing. A good spot to just get away.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Love2Explr
Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

Only a mile from my home, Gahanna Woods is a great natural and uncrowded place. Gahanna Parks and Recreation adds new trails every year while maintaining existing ones. You can run or walk for miles with birds, deer and not many people. A state nature...More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank Pathfinder5000
Reviewed April 18, 2016

Gahanna Woods is actually 2 parks in one because the east side is a wetlands preserve and the west side is a walking park. Both sides may be hiked but bikes, dogs and other domesticated animals are not permitted on the wetlands preserve because they...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Chris2200
Reviewed March 15, 2016

This park is close to where I live so easy to get to. Once inside this park, you don't feel close housing and roads, though sometimes you can see houses in the distance. This park is quite quiet, though getting more popular, The pathways have...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank ahartley001
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