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Tom S Cooperrider-Kent Bog State Nature Preserve

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Wild life galore

Kent has some beautiful areas, and the bog is one of them. A lovely walkway wraps around the bog... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2018
Kathleen W
via mobile
Peaceful Nature Walk

I have lived in Kent for about 10 years and this is one of my favorite spots to frequent. It is in... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2017
Adam Y
Kent, Ohio
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
5 Apr 2018
“Wild life galore”
28 Oct 2017
“Peaceful Nature Walk”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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1028 Meloy Rd, Kent, OH 44240-7326
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Kent has some beautiful areas, and the bog is one of them. A lovely walkway wraps around the bog, allowing visitors to appreciate the varied plants and creatures living in this area. In fact, I did not realize that my young daughter had a deadly...More

1  Thank Kathleen W
Reviewed 28 October 2017

I have lived in Kent for about 10 years and this is one of my favorite spots to frequent. It is in the shape of a circle and is 0.8km/0.5 miles if you walk the full lap. Parking is paved, and the trail is well...More

1  Thank Adam Y
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Average quick trail with nice boardwalk. It needs a little tlc and seems like it hasn't been maintained in a few years. Not what I remembered from when I went years ago- everything's grown over, and a few spots on the trail need addressed. If...More

Thank omglookakitty
Reviewed 5 December 2015

This nature preserve is a delight - and I've visited it in a variety of seasons. It contains flora that is unique in this environment and provides a glimpse into a long-ago past. The walk is easy for anyone reasonably fit and guided by boardwalks....More

2  Thank PCmonkey
Reviewed 10 October 2015

Really nice walk. Wooden trail, great wildlife Really peaceful and wonderful. Neat geography to the area, it's a glacial bog with trees that can't be seen anywhere in the area (upper canada).

3  Thank jackknive
Reviewed 14 July 2015

Kent Bog Nature Preserve is a beautiful example of a rare feature in Ohio - a Tamarack bog. Formed after the last ice age, they contain plants and an environment rarely seen in this part of the US. The bog is nicely maintained, with a...More

2  Thank Swift-Ohio
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