New Albany Nature Preserve and Wetlands

New Albany Nature Preserve and Wetlands
Morgan Road
New Albany, Ohio 43054
New Albany Nature Preserve and Wetlands webpage

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New Albany Nature Preserve and Wetlands
Coordinates: 40.0863901, -82.8214933
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Tips for birding New Albany Nature Preserve and Wetlands
There is a small graveled cul-de-sac at the north end of Morgan Road that gives access to the middle of the loop trail around the preserve. There is also a trail entrance from the north parking lot of the Church of the Resurrection Catholic Church on Fodor Road.

It is a small natural area sandwiched between retail facilities and housing developments. The preserve contains a nice mix of habitat within, including small ponds, marsh, mature woodlot, and vernal pools. There is a multitude of nesting boxes, some of which don’t seem maintained any longer. There are also boardwalks, bridges, and other wooden structures that are well-weathered. An intertwining network of trails sometimes dead-end or gradually disappear, but the main loop is mostly packed gravel or hard flat earth and easy to walk.
From Steve Wheeler

There is a blog post with photos and a description of a visit to the wetland.

The All Trails website has a description with detail map of a 1.2-mile walk on the trails at the nature preserve.

About New Albany Nature Preserve and Wetlands
The New Albany Nature Preserve and Wetlands is 86 acres of wetlands, streams, meadows, and forests. The preserve was developed as a cooperative project with the village government and the local school board in cooperation with the Ohio Department of Transportation and the New Albany Company.
From New Albany Nature Preserve and Wetlands webpage

No restroom facilities.