Clinton Nature Preserve



The Clinton Nature Preserve and Sandusky River Access is a cooperative effort between the Seneca County Park District, Clinton Township Trustees, and the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. The 33 acres of land leased from ODNR is comprised of parcels acquired by gifts from Burt Brickner and Izaak Walton League, as well as a purchase from Jim and Doris Wise.

The principal trail is located on Clinton TR 141. Previous to 1941, the road followed the Harrison Trail, which had been earlier developed as the Scioto Trail by Native American tribes. General Harrison moved his army along this trail in 1813 to the battle of Thames.

Because of repeated flooding, in 1941 the county commissioners moved the road 60 feet to the west and the Clinton Trail is located on this new right of way.

Clinton Nature Preserve is boarded to the south by Schekelhoff Nature Preserve.

The Schekelhoff Nature Preserve is owned and managed by the Tiffin Parks and Recreation Department.  For questions or comments regarding the Schekelhoff Nature Preserve (park that currently contains the paved trail), please contact Tiffin Parks and Recreation Department at 419-448-5408.




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3362 S. TR 151
Tiffin, Ohio 44883
Mon & Tue:  8:30AM - 4:00 PM
Wed - Fri:     by appointment

Phone: (419) 447-8091

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