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Jackson Bog State Nature Preserve

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Safe spot for a family walk

As with all Jackson parks, the big was safe, clean, well maintained and nice to traverse. The... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2018
229BrianC229
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Ohio
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Nice, short hike

The Jackson Bog offers a short hike, partially on a boardwalk, through a bog and wooded area. The... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2017
Mike H
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Canal Fulton, Ohio, United States
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16 Apr 2018
“Safe spot for a family walk”
1 Oct 2018
“Hidden gem for a great place to walk your dog”
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7984 Fulton Dr NW, Massillon, OH 44646-9393
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Reviewed 1 October 2018

I feel like I shouldn't review this park because it is like I have my own little getaway when i walk my dogs. Beautiful woods and awesome trails and usually don't run into anyone after being on the trails for an hour. My own 300...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

As with all Jackson parks, the big was safe, clean, well maintained and nice to traverse. The boardwalks allow you to be close with the natural vibe. Lighted parking lots, water and restroom availability made it a good 90 minute spot for grandpa and grandson.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 229BrianC229
Reviewed 8 November 2017

This is a beautiful park, with a very nIce playground for the kids and very nice walking track. There is a gazebo on the pond. Nature all around you. Nice place to picnic with your family or just get away by yourself.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Reeseycup
Reviewed 24 August 2017 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

Date of experience: August 2017
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

Date of experience: July 2017
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

Date of experience: May 2017
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

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Donnette2017
Reviewed 15 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.

Date of experience: September 2016
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

Date of experience: July 2016
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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

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Guy S
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