Crooked Run State Nature Preserve is the only state dedicated nature preserve in the state of Ohio.

Crooked Run Nature Preserve

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77 Acres
Located adjacent to Chilo Lock 34 Park
along US Highway 52
GPS Coordinates
N 38.78972
W 84.13016
Park Map

Located adjacent to Chilo Lock 34 Park, Crooked Run is owned by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Divsion of Natural Areas and Preserves. The preserve is managed by the Clermont County Park District through a lease agreement. Its location along the Ohio River provides several scenic views and is an excellent location for birdwatching and nature enthusiasts. Over 200 species of birds have been observed in the preserve.

Click here for more pictures of Crooked Run Nature Preserve on Flickr.

Features

- Over one mile of hiking trails

- Scenic river overlook

- Three wildlife viewing blinds along Crooked Run Creek

- Excellent bird watching location

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