Crooked Run Nature Preserve
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Crooked Run Nature Preserve Trails
At Crooked Run Nature Preserve there is a 1-mile outer loop trail and several connecting trails plus the gravel road – all level, easy walking. There are three bird blinds along the estuary, a river overlook, and an elevated observation platform. This makes a 1 or 2 mile out and back hike.
The AllTrails website has a description with map of a hike on the trails at Crooked Run Nature Preserve.
About Crooked Run Nature Preserve
Located adjacent to Chilo Lock 34 Park, Crooked Run is owned by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division 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 180 species of birds have been observed in the preserve.
Access the Nature Preserve on foot from the parking area in Chilo Lock 34 Park.
From Crooked Run Nature Preserve webpage
Restrooms at Chilo Lock 34 Park.