Old Woman Creek

Visit Old Woman Creek National Estuarine Research Reserve.

  • Visitor Center Open Tuesday – Friday from 9am – 4pm, and weekends 1pm – 5pm. Closed Monday & Tuesday. 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 National Estuarine Research Reserve is a thoroughly educational opportunity to learn about precious ecosystems.  It’s 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 nearshore Lake Erie.

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