Old Woman Creek

Visit Old Woman Creek in the National Estuarine Research Reserve System.

  • Visitor Center Open Tuesday – Friday from 9am – 4pm and weekends 1pm – 5pm. Closed Monday. Trails open dawn to dusk every day.
  • Location: (Map It) 2514 Cleveland Road, East in Huron, Ohio – Erie County east of Huron, Ohio on US Rt 6
  • Phone: 419-433-4601
  • Web: Click here

Old Woman Creek in Huron, Ohio:  This is a thoroughly educational opportunity to learn about the precious ecosystems that surround us.  Old Woman Creek is the smallest reserve in the National Estuarine Research Reserve System and is the only Great Lakes freshwater estuary in the national system. It provides multimedia presentations, hands-on field education, guided-tours and a visitor center featuring exhibits on estuary ecology, wetland research, and watershed stewardship.  The Reserve also offers trail access to view a variety of habitats including freshwater marsh, swamp forest, barrier beach, upland forest, estuarine waters, stream, and near shore Lake Erie.