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Great Egret Marsh Preserve

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Hidden gem for bird and nature lovers

This is a free park that you can visit during your stay exploring the Lake Erie islands. The Marsh... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2016
SocioKathy
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Ohio
Free Bird

Great Egret Marsh Preserve is just west of hwy 269 on Buck Road in Lakeside ( turn left at the ice... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2016
Paul S
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9 Nov 2016
“Hidden gem for bird and nature lovers”
2 Aug 2016
“Free Bird”
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The 150-acre Great Egret Marsh Preserve boasts classic Lake Erie marshland, blanketed each summer with water lotus and teaming with wildlife. The preserve is a haven for waterfowl and wading birds - including great egrets, which can often be found...more
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Buck Road, Route 139A, Lakeside, OH 43440
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Reviewed 9 November 2016

This is a free park that you can visit during your stay exploring the Lake Erie islands. The Marsh Preserve is home to many different species of local birds which attracts bird watchers from all over the nation. Pleasant walk and great way to get...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed 3 August 2016

Great Egret Marsh Preserve is just west of hwy 269 on Buck Road in Lakeside ( turn left at the ice cream place before the state park entrance) yet most people miss it on the way to the ferry, shops, the light house, or other...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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The green poles are tree tubes. They’re designed to improve the success of our native tree planting effort. The tubes help the trees grow taller and straighter early on, while also protecting them from browsers like deer and... More
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