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Collier (Howard) State Nature Preserve

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Autumn afternoon hike

Nice trails and the scenery along the Sandusky river was beautiful. The trees where in full autumn... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
frankart97
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Tiffin, Ohio
Great place to hike

Make this part of your Tiffin visit. Get good directions-it's a little hard to find. Path is good... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
915lynneh
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Tiffin, United States
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1655 W Township Road 58, Tiffin, OH 44883-9287
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

Nice trails and the scenery along the Sandusky river was beautiful. The trees where in full autumn color.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank frankart97
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Make this part of your Tiffin visit. Get good directions-it's a little hard to find. Path is good any time of year, particularly fall.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank 915lynneh
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Hiking trails, and more. Several lookouts and the river. A lot of walking but a nice place to visit. Love it in the spring and fall. Lots of color in the fall.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Gary M
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Very good place to hike and view nature. boardwalk is in good shape and well taken care of. Only complaint I have is no pets, our dog likes to go with us!

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

There are wooden steps and flat dirt trails and we saw just a few other hikers on a nice day. The hike is fairly short but it still allows you to feel like you're in the middle of nowhere.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Greg R
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This Nature Preserve has nice trails through forested areas adjacent to the Sandusky River. There are several trails that include sets of stairs, but all have railings. The spring and summer wildflowers are lovely (watch for poison ivy, particularly on the floodplain), and in fall...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank PanGaia16
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Perfect place for a light hike. Please be advised, there are many stairs to maneuver. There are also beautiful boardwalks that take you over the marshy areas that are present in spring and summer.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Tabitha M
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

We went to Howard Collier because we were a bit bored and wanted to try something new. My daughter is 8 years old and loves the outdoors. We took a ton of pictures because it was so beautiful here. Lots of insect life to admire...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank anneliesehuss
Reviewed 20 August 2016

A nice little preserve to walk, sit and ponder. Very peaceful and tucked away off the road. Trails, animals and flowers....all in one walk.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Soulcatcher5157
Reviewed 26 July 2016

This is a big woods it has trails and goes down by the water in places. I seen where you cant take your pets now, but You can have a nice picnic if u like, they have tables this is a wonderful place to take...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank 986veta
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