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Pickerel Creek Wildlife Area

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Sandusky, OH
+1 419-545-6007
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A maze of wetlands and wildlife

Be sure to have your GPS or at least another set of eyes along because it is really easy to miss... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2016
Paul S
Water and trials

You are able to view the water ways and see the birds in the water. Walking the trials you see more... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2015
Cleveland, Ohio
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This 1,200-acre wetland area is crossed by wooden walkways.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good14%
  • Average28%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
20 Aug 2016
“A maze of wetlands and wildlife”
20 Jul 2015
“Water and trials”
Sandusky, OH
+1 419-545-6007
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Reviewed 20 August 2016

Be sure to have your GPS or at least another set of eyes along because it is really easy to miss the turnout for the observation platform or any other access points. US hwy 6 is a narrow two lane here and has a lot...More

1  Thank Paul S
Reviewed 20 July 2015

You are able to view the water ways and see the birds in the water. Walking the trials you see more birds then you can count. Just a nice place to relax.

2  Thank DPYBrown
Reviewed 12 November 2014

This plce is all about sights of plants trees & wild life.This is a place to walk & take in sights & see for yourself.You might get luckey & see a soaring Eagle sanping up a fish out of the water! just like we did.Turtles,frogs...More

Thank TeriD D
Reviewed 5 September 2014

but I just couldn't drive by without stopping and pulling out the binos for a few minutes. It was an unplanned stopover, and even though I didn't see anything terribly exciting it is nice to now know where this is along the birding route.

1  Thank Wanda N
Reviewed 13 March 2014

Frequently I drive past the Pickerel Creek Wildlife Area and if it is in the evening prior to sunset, I have learned that the observation platform on the north side of Route 6 is an excellent place to stop and bird watch as the sun...More

5  Thank Steve1362
Reviewed 21 August 2013

The birds were abundant. Eagles, kites, herons, egrets to name a few. The dikes where you can hike could be better mowed so you can find your way. The "observation tower" is more a deck. Still, enjoyed seeing the birds.

2  Thank acadiatraveller
Reviewed 12 April 2012

A great place to view wildlife, especially bald eagles. On my last visit there were more than 12 of them in one area. Great place to view waterfowl and see melanistic garter snakes.

10  Thank MelindaY
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