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Jackson Bog State Nature Preserve

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7984 Fulton Dr NW, Massillon, OH 44646-9393
+1 614-265-6561
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Nice trail and playground

We took the grandkids here, played on the playground that looks brand new, walked down to the bog... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
North Canton, Ohio
via mobile
When will the fallen tree blocking the boardwalk be gone.

I recently moved to North Canton and wanted a nice trail to walk. I found the Jackson Bog and set... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2017
Sara O
Akron, Ohio
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“high school” (2 reviews)
“fen” (3 reviews)
“prehistoric” (2 reviews)
7984 Fulton Dr NW, Massillon, OH 44646-9393
+1 614-265-6561
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took the grandkids here, played on the playground that looks brand new, walked down to the bog (or fen). Saw many unique plants but no animals. The trails were nicely maintained and mostly clearly marked. The composite construction pathway right over the bog is...More

Thank lilirishstar
Reviewed 21 July 2017

I recently moved to North Canton and wanted a nice trail to walk. I found the Jackson Bog and set out on a walk. This trail is poorly marked but I have a good sense of direction. I found the board walk portion of the...More

Thank Sara O
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

The Jackson Bog offers a short hike, partially on a boardwalk, through a bog and wooded area. The bog displays unusual plants and is a stop for migrating birds. The bog changes dramatically from season to season and is worth a visit at any time...More

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 5 May 2017

The path takes you behind the high school and through the bog area. Here there are many plants that only grow in this type of environment, with placards along the way to educate. Peaceful, lovely hike with benches occassionally so one can sit and reflect....More

Thank Donnette2017
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

This is a great place for a Girl Scout hike. There are many unique and interesting things to learn about a fen.

Thank carrieconnor
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

The Jackson Bog Preserve is an amazing place! I come multiple times a week to run sprints. It's so beautiful and peaceful. It has something for everyone. The bog has prehistoric plant life & artifacts and a beautiful pond & woods. It is very safe!...More

Reviewed 11 July 2016

This is a great area if you enjoy the outdoors. Bring your bug spray and a water bottle because you will need it. You should be somewhat fit because there are some hills to get back to the bog. There are signs showing the way,...More

Thank Guy S
Reviewed 7 April 2016

Very nice, tranquil place to take a hike. Make sure you go all the way into the woods and take the boarded trail, it's very pretty!

Thank Breanne W
Reviewed 7 March 2016

Great spot to enjoy the outdoors. There is a small playground with swings, slides, and climbing areas. The hiking path to the bog is well maintained and beautiful in all seasons. We've done daytime trips as well as night hikes here with our children (under...More

1  Thank nspain77
Reviewed 11 July 2015 via mobile

Our plans for a casual Saturday morning hike were foiled by this trail being very poorly marked & infested by mosquitoes. Trails intersected at several points without any signage. The bugs made it down right unpleasant. Some areas were very pretty but this accounted for...More

Thank Dustin B
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