Kendrick Woods–Cottonwood Trail Access
eBird Bar Charts by Season
Ohio Birding Day Hike
Kendrick Woods Trails
About Cottonwood Trail Access
There is parking and access to the Cottonwood Trail at the north end of Kendrick Woods on Zion Church Road.
About Kendrick Woods State Nature Preserve
+ Extensive woodland with spring wildflowers
+ Important stopover for migratory birds
+ Kiracofe Prairie
+ Nature trails
Kendrick Woods State Nature Preserve is an extensive woodland with spring wildflowers and an important stopover for migratory birds. Among the abundant spring wildflowers found in this mixed swamp woods are several species uncommon to Allen County including swamp saxifrage, Virginia bluebells, green dragon, fire pink and blue cohosh.Near the southern end of Kendrick Woods, a flowing artesian sulphur spring is located along the south tail, adjacent to Six Mile Creek.Located in Allen County approximately 10 miles west of Lima. Take OH-81 west to Defiance Trail. The preserve is located .5 mile north on the west side of Defiance Trail. Parking, nature trails and restrooms available.
From Kendrick Woods State Nature Preserve webpage
Restrooms at Kendrick Woods Metro Park.