Bott Wildlife Area
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Most of Bott Wildlife Area is in Brown County. The southwest corner of the wildlife area is in Clermont County. Please see Focus on Birding near a County Line for more information.
About Bott Wildlife Area
This 168-acre wildlife area is approximately 2 miles due south of Blanchester and is accessible from the Fayetteville-Blanchester Road on the east and Woodville Road on the west. The majority of the area is in Brown County with approximately 18 acres in Clermont County. The terrain is very flat to gently rolling. Approximately 50 percent is in grassland, 25 percent is mature woods, and 25 percent is brushland.
The area was a donation from Edward G. and Robert C. Bott as a memorial to their parents, Della Gates and Edward Charles Bott. The Division of Wildlife took possession of the property on May 7, 1985. The area is managed for quail and rabbit. There are two ponds on the area for public fishing and waterfowl hunting. Wildlife Bobwhite quail, cottontail rabbit, gray and fox squirrels, and deer are the most abundant game species. Raccoon, muskrat, skunk, opossum, and waterfowl are the other major furbearer and game species. Woodcock frequent the area during migration.
The area is managed for quail and rabbit. There are two ponds on the area for public fishing and waterfowl hunting.
From Bott Wildlife Area webpage
No restroom facilities.