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The Wilderness Center

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Address: 9877 Alabama Ave SW, P. O. Box 202, Wilmot, OH 44689-0202
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Connecting with Nature

This is one of our favorite places to visit over the years, when our children were young and now as we have aged. Hiking the trails provides a needed connection with nature... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
millersmeadows
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Beach City, Ohio
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Beach City, Ohio
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13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of our favorite places to visit over the years, when our children were young and now as we have aged. Hiking the trails provides a needed connection with nature. Sitting by the pond and watching the geese and fish, exploring the variety of displays in the Center, makes this an all around place for all who enjoy... More 

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Beach City, Ohio
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36 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

The wilderness Center has trails of varying difficulty and lengths, a lovely lake with a gazebo that extends out over the lake to observe hungry fish. Different ecosystems are represented here including a beautiful Prairie area. A modern multi-story building houses hands on exhibits for all ages, a very nice gift shop and a huge observation window for bird watching.... More 

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1 Thank Gwenevere M
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32 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

What a great place for anyone who likes to be out in nature to go to. They also have educational classes and everyone is so informative. They also will work with small groups like scouts for badges

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Thank Robin B
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 31 July 2016

I visit here at least once a year, usually during spring. When new friends just move here, I recommend here if they are nature lovers especially with kids. The visitor center is pretty nice, you can find a lot of information there. I remember they provide event calendar once a month. Also, there is a room for birding, u'll see... More 

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1 Thank 凰綺黃
Orrville, Ohio
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28 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2016

Good for a spot for families who want to explore birding. There is a little store in the Wilderness Center with books, etc. Bring your binoculars, bug spray and a fat checkbook for children's books. Fees help run the center.. Hey! Do it for the kids and the birds.

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Thank davliwoods4
Sarasota, Florida
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328 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2016

This Center has done a super job of preserving some local land that might have otherwise been strip mined or turned into a landfill. They have a couple of lakes and streams with walking paths. A bit of up and down, but not too strenuous. Also a very nice Interpretive Building with meeting rooms, restrooms, gift shop and their offices.... More 

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Thank David H
Akron, Ohio
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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2015

We came back this year just to go Christmas shopping for our grandchildren in their store! Great selection of books and unique nature items that kids would love. The weather wasn't great so we didn't hit the trails this time. We'll be back!

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Thank Dick L
Massillon, Ohio
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

There is nothing like a walk in the wilderness feeding fish & sucks I can also check out the learning lodge

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Thank stacy h
Cincinnati, Ohio
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97 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2015

Stopped here after seeing the sign each time we visit this area of the state. We didn't do any of the trails bc we forgot our baby stroller for our 2.5 yr old, but just the center inside itself was cool. We all enjoyed it and will return and do trails on our next visit to Amishland. Inside had a... More 

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Thank Linda H
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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500 reviews
90 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2015

Another gorgeous spot in the area - for learning, hiking, photos, and actually, just chilling out from the madness of the city.

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Thank Rhonda B

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