East Fork Riparian Reserve–West Side Trails (Highland County)
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The Clinton-Highland county line runs through the middle of this preserve. The trails on the east side of the preserve are in Clinton County. The trails on the west side are in Highland County. See the map below for the location of the county line.
East Fork Riparian Reserve–West Side Trails (Highland Co.)
Coordinates: 39.2333032, -83.8364795
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The parking lot for the East Fork Riparian Reserve is located on Webertown Road in Clinton County. The trails in the east half of the reserve are in Clinton County. If you cross the stream and move to the trails in the west half of the reserve, please start a new checklist as these trails are in Highland County.
About East Fork Riparian Reserve
East Fork Riparian Reserve, 70 acres, is located one mile east of the Oak Grove Road and Webertown Road intersection. There is a paved parking lot for 6 cars but no amenities. The reserve has 2.5 miles of hiking trails around a short grass prairie, tall grass prairie, and early successional flood plain.
Acres of wild flowers are dominant during the months of June through August. There are six distinct plant communities are represented in the park. Two wetlands were constructed by the US Fish and Wildlife Service during the summer of 2007. The USFWS provides the prairie seed to convert degraded farmland into permanent grassland.
There can be good fishing along the East Fork of the Little Miami River.
From East Fork Riparian Reserve webpage
No restroom facilities.