Shawnee Lookout–Former Golf Course Trails

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Shawnee Lookout–Former Golf Course Trails
Coordinates: 39.1307804, -84.788476
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Shawnee Lookout Trails

About Former Golf Course Trails
3.8 miles – paved, hilly
The golf course has been decommissioned, but the cart paths have been left in place for walkers. Each half of the golf course is about two miles, but they can easily be combined for a full loop of four miles. Very hilly, so it makes for a good workout.

The AllTrails website has a description with a map of a hike at the former golf course.

Tips for birding Shawnee Lookout
From Cincinnati Audubon website
From BirdWatchingDaily website

About Shawnee Lookout
Shawnee Lookout is well known for its historical Springhouse School and Log Cabin, Indian archaeological earthworks and nature trails, including the 1.3-mile Blue Jacket, 2.0-mile Little Turtle, and the 1.4-mile Miami Fort trail that offers a spectacular view of the Great Miami River. The park also offers boat access to the Great Miami River, picnic areas, and playground.

Ulmansiek Wildlife Sanctuary is a 263-acre of seasonally flooded riparian habitat located along the Great Miami River and noted for the wide variety of migratory waterfowl that use it as a resting area. An additional 914 acres are wetlands located adjacent to the park and are protected through conservation easements. The area provides valuable habitat for a variety of wildlife.
From Shawnee Lookout webpage

Restrooms at locations identified on Shawnee Lookout map.