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Sheldon Marsh State Nature Preserve

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Great morning walk!

I went with my wife who had gone two days in a row. I went golfing right next door and slept in the... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2018
Jeremy B
McFarland, Wisconsin
Nature at its finest!

This was a lovely little adventure to take my breakfast. I just went as far as the first marsh but... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2018
Columbus, Ohio
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This stretch of shoreline comprises a diversity of habitats that sustain a number of plant and animal communities. Over 300 species of birds visit the preserve, and in the springtime, expect a carpet of wildflowers.
2715 Cleveland Rd., Huron, OH
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All reviews paved path nice walk great place for a walk long walk few inches blue jays secluded beach both sides aquatic life sawmill creek resort park your car golf course squirrels turtles mile marsh sheldon
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Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Not much there. Just a place to take a small little walk. Quiet spot and safe. Locals park. Not much of a tourist spot.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank esw11351
Reviewed 4 August 2018

I went with my wife who had gone two days in a row. I went golfing right next door and slept in the other. I had to go after she showed me a video of a deer right off the trail watching her. We saw...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Jeremy B
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

This was a lovely little adventure to take my breakfast. I just went as far as the first marsh but it was so beautiful and green! There were a lot of birds and butterflies to watch. It was very peaceful! There was plenty of free...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank travelrelaxrepeat
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

This is a great place for a walk to observe local wildlife. If you make it to the end you can enjoy beautiful views of Lake Erie.

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank megano1
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Oh yeah. We kayaked from the marina (20 minutes). Wow. Super soft sand. Very secluded. We hung out for almost an hour. Must do.

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank daqattaq
Reviewed 28 May 2018

This is a great area and super peacful. The walkig trail is nice and easy and perfect to get to the beach. wonderful view of lake erie and everyone should go there at lease oncei if you are passing throuhg.

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank 1945kathyking
Reviewed 6 May 2018

Saw LOTS of birds, South American especially. A treat to see here in Northern Ohio. A red-tailed hawk ate dis prize dinner in the middle of the field as we entered the trail. Birds flocked to us, being ever so curious of us as we...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank PattieH28
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

Wow within a mile of the resort is this beautiful nature preserve park .Park your car and walk the road to the lake on the way you’ll see two nice ponds beaver huts were there when we did it also skirts the golf course.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Teeitupaw
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

I love coming to Sheldon's Marsh because of the paved walk way. It makes it ideal for walks when it recently rained or snowed. The marsh is on both sides of you and the chances to see aquatic life and birds is high. Turtles are...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Kelsi R
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Great natural resource for birding, walking, etc. It does have a shoreline to see shorebirds etc. Trails are paved and stoned.

Date of experience: May 2017
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Laura P
15 July 2018|
Response from 1945kathyking | Reviewed this property |
You can wade in the water but it isn't recommended you swim in the water. It isn't very sandy. Head to Nickle Plate Beach up the road. it is still a do not miss though! Enjoy!
LuAnne O
18 March 2018|
Response from Thomas K | Reviewed this property |
No they do not. It bothers the birds and other wildlife sorry