We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Hoover Mudflats Boardwalk at Hoover Reservoir

Review Highlights
Excellent nature location

Lots of waterbirds close by. Nice view of the lake Nice long boardwalk. Quiet, a couple places to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rob W

An awesome boardwalk that stretches out into the reservoir. Not a long boardwalk but it offers some... read more

Reviewed July 7, 2018
New Albany, Ohio
via mobile
Read all 9 reviews
All photos (14)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good44%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“osprey nest”(2 reviews)
“boardwalk”(6 reviews)
“fishing”(3 reviews)
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
West Street, Parking area accessible near the junction of West and Front Streets., Galena, OH
Reviews (9)
Filter reviews
9 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsosprey nestboardwalkfishingparkducksdinerwildlifeeveningreservoirmudflats
Updating list...
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots of waterbirds close by. Nice view of the lake Nice long boardwalk. Quiet, a couple places to sit.

Thank Rob W
Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

An awesome boardwalk that stretches out into the reservoir. Not a long boardwalk but it offers some amazing views of wildlife and of the reservoir. We spotted a dozen ducks, including a mother with her 5 little ducklings which my 2 year old loved to...More

Thank T W
Reviewed June 18, 2018

We moved to the area in June of 2016. It was a dry spring and summer. The mud flats truly were muddy flats. Barely enough water to float a kayak. Still a nice walk out to the osprey nest. In 2017 and 2018 we had...More

1  Thank closch7
Reviewed November 9, 2017

I like to walk and this is a good place to walk and observe nature. However, it can be very crowded with people fishing, especially on the weekend. I have never had a problem with finding a place to park. It can be fun to...More

Thank 190patricia
Reviewed August 31, 2017

Just down the street from the Galena Diner. Boardwalk out into the reservoir to see heron, egret and the osprey. First park at Area N and walk down the path in the woods across the reservoir to birdwatch. Also go to the nearby Galena Brick...More

Thank Sightsee_Eat
Reviewed July 1, 2017

Great for boating fishing, walking, reading. Well kept - mowed and trimmed. All facilities well kept. Nice small picnic shelters around lake - great for reading and picnics. Abundant parking. Walking paths very nice, wide, paved. Easy to push wheelchair for nice nature walk. Very...More

Thank V V
Reviewed March 21, 2017 via mobile

Stopped by for a quick walk. The boardwalk wraps around to the left, then ends a little ways after that above the water. Very pretty views, and we will definitely be returning once the weather warms up!

Thank Ohio12334
Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful area to stroll along a boardwalk out into hoover resevoir! Fishing permitted, lots of waterfowl, very peaceful!

Thank Mindy S
Reviewed August 20, 2016

The Mudflats Boardwalk provides a nice quiet diversion for an hour or so. The evening we stopped there were no other visitors. There are about ten parking spots at the entrance. We enjoyed a quiet walk. The attraction is a long boardwalk - out and...More

1  Thank Thom P
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all hotels
Hampton Inn Columbus/Delaware
359 reviews
4.41 miles away
Americas Best Value Inn & Suites, Sunbury/Delaware,Ohio
79 reviews
4.47 miles away
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Sunbury-Columbus Area
106 reviews
4.52 miles away
Renaissance Columbus Westerville-Polaris Hotel
23 reviews
5.98 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 8 restaurants in Galena
Firehouse Joe's Tavern
86 reviews
2.20 miles away
Galena Diner
41 reviews
.08 miles away
Sunbury Grill
42 reviews
2.24 miles away
Mudflats Bar and Grill
43 reviews
.07 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 3 attractions in Galena
Tanger Outlets
102 reviews
3.87 miles away
Blackhawk Golf Club
7 reviews
.58 miles away
Mudflats Bar & Grill
8 reviews
.08 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Hoover Mudflats Boardwalk at Hoover Reservoir staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines