Swine Creek Reservation

Swine Creek Reservation
16004 Hayes Road
Middlefield, Ohio 44062
Swine Creek Reservation webpage
Swine Creek Reservation map

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Swine Creek Reservation
Coordinates: 41.4388015, -81.0288477
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Swine Creek Reservation–Lodge and Bird Feeders
Coordinates: 41.433639, -81.0228848
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Swine Creek Reservation–Valley Shelter Area
Coordinates: 41.4262854, -81.0180974
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Swine Creek Reservation Trails

Nearly 6 miles of trails traverse Swine Creek Reservation. The Gray Fox, Meadowlark, Siltstone and Sugarbush trails keep to fairly level terrain, while the Valley and Glen trails take on steeper topography with descents into rock-strewn ravines. Swine Creek Valley, the lower section of the park, can be toured from end to end on the Razorback Trail, while the Walnut Trail provides a shorter alternative.

Meadowlark Trail – .4 mile
Gray Fox Trail – 1.2 miles
Killdeer Pond Trail – .2 mile
Siltstone Trail – .6 mile
Wagon Trail – .8 mile
Glen Trail – .1 mile
Valley trail – .7 mile – strenuous
Valley Link Trail – .2 mile
Squaw Root Trail – .6 mile
Walnut Trail – .2 mile
Razorback Trail – 1.10 miles
Maple Highlands Trail – 21.1 miles

About Swine Creek Reservation
Swine Creek Reservation is a 412-acre park located in the southeast corner of Middlefield Township. Situated in the countryside among Amish farms, the park’s cultural and natural setting make it a very popular destination.

Swine Creek Reservation was once part of a 1,200-acre hunting preserve belonging to Windsor Ford of Mesopotamia. In 1977 he sold Geauga Park District 268 acres that contained a sugar bush, a pond, and a lodge. Additional acres were added along Swine Creek and the former Baltimore & Ohio Railroad corridor.
From Swine Creek Reservation webpage

Restrooms and handicap accessible facilities at locations identified on Swine Creek Reservation map.