Davey Woods State Nature Preserve
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About Davey Woods State Nature Preserve
+ Majestic oaks and tulip trees
+ Excellent spring wildflowers
Davey Woods State Nature Preserve is 103 acres with majestic oaks and tulip trees; excellent spring wildflowers. This mature forest woodland has numerous large tulip trees, sugar maple, ash, and oak as well as an excellent array of spring wildflowers. It is one of the best woodlots remaining in this part of Ohio. Named in honor of the Davey Tree Expert Company which, through The Nature Conservancy, provided half the funding to acquire this site in 1989.The terrain, hilly for this part of Ohio, offers pleasant summer hiking (no mosquitoes), nice fall colors and a beautiful winter landscape.
Located in Champaign County 7 miles west of Urbana on US-36, proceed 1 mile north on Neal Road, then .5 mile west on Smith Road, and northwest on Lonesome Road to the preserve entrance. The site features small parking lot and 1.5-mile two-loop trail system.
From Davey Woods State Nature Preserve webpage
No restroom facilities.