Miller Sanctuary State Nature Preserve

Miller Sanctuary State Nature Preserve
13657 Barrett Mill Road
Bainbridge, Ohio 45612
Miller Sanctuary State Nature Preserve webpage

Also, see Highland County Birding Drive

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Miller Sanctuary State Nature Preserve
Coordinates: 39.201767, -83.393583
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Miller Sanctuary State Nature Preserve Trails
Follow Cave Road south until it dead ends, then turn right on Barretts Mill Road. Cross over the Rocky Fork Creek. Miller Sanctuary parking lot is on the right, midway up the first hill, and is signed. Drive or walk down the long lane to the trailhead, which begins at the second parking lot. Miller Sanctuary boasts classic Rocky Fork beauty with several bridges, sparkling streams, and spring flowers. Three easy trails are offered
Falls Trail – 1 mile – loop
Tuliptree Trail – .75 mile – loop
Arch Trail – .5 mile – loop

A description with photos and map of hiking Miller Sanctuary is on the TrekOhio website

About Miller Sanctuary State Nature Preserve
+ Calcareous cliff community
+ Spring wildflower displays
+ Rocky Fork Gorge
+ 3 miles of trails
+ parking
+ interpretive signage
+ boardwalks
+ bridges
+ staircases

Miller Nature Sanctuary is located within the striking geologic feature known as the Rocky Fork Gorge. Dolomite cliffs and slump blocks produce tremendous spring wildflower displays in April and May. Natural arch and bridge visible from the trail. Additional hiking opportunities in nearby Highlands Nature Sanctuary.

Located in Highland County. From Rainsboro on US-50: South on Barrett Mill Road 2.1 miles. The preserve entrance is on the left. When the gate is closed, park to the side and walk .5 mile back to the trailhead. Do not block the gate. Visitors must remain on developed trails.
From Miller Sanctuary State Nature Preserve webpage

No restroom facilities.