Killbuck Marsh Wildlife Area

Shreve, Ohio 44676
Killbuck Marsh Wildlife Area webpage
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Also, see Killbuck Valley Important Bird Area, Killbuck Marsh Birding Drive, and Killbuck Marsh to Funk Bottoms Birding Drive

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Wayne County

Killbuck Marsh Wildlife Area (Wayne Co.)
Coordinates: 40.6936548, -81.9875336
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Killbuck Marsh Wildlife Area–Cemetery Rd.
Coordinates: 40.7011092, -82.0050111
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Killbuck Marsh Wildlife Area–Clark Rd.
Coordinates: 40.6988608, -81.972084
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Killbuck Marsh Wildlife Area–Force Rd. East
Coordinates: 40.6833542, -81.9566422
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Killbuck Marsh Wildlife Area–Force Rd. West
Coordinates: 40.6824619, -81.9682861
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Killbuck Marsh Wildlife Area–Messner Rd.
Coordinates: 40.7331418, -81.9656038
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Killbuck Marsh Wildlife Area–Moore Marsh
Coordinates: 40.7344656, -81.9754891
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Killbuck Marsh Wildlife Area–Railroad @ Willow Rd.
Coordinates: 40.7144438, -81.9923615
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Killbuck Marsh Wildlife Area–Valley Rd. North
Coordinates: 40.7259123, -81.972084
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Killbuck Marsh Wildlife Area–Valley Rd. South
Coordinates: 40.6903032, -81.9808066
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Killbuck Marsh Wildlife Area–Willow Rd.
Coordinates: 40.7054978, -81.9824696
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Killbuck Marsh Wildlife Area–Wright Marsh
Coordinates: 40.728056, -81.982795
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Holmes County

Killbuck Marsh Wildlife Area (Holmes Co.)
Coordinates: 40.6604023, -81.9533835
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Killbuck Marsh Wildlife Area–Butler Spring
Coordinates: 40.646399, -81.938561
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About Killbuck Marsh Wildlife Area
The 5,671-acre Killbuck Marsh Wildlife Area is situated in northeastern Ohio in portions of Wayne and Holmes counties. The area extends north from Holmesville to three miles south of Wooster and lies between OH-83 on the east and OH-226 on the west.

The area is in a shallow, U-shaped glacial outwash valley. The elevation varies from 840 feet at the floor of Killbuck Creek near Holmesville to nearly 1,000 feet on hillsides parallel to the valley floor. About 56 percent of the acquisition unit consists of marsh and swamp that is flooded during some portion of the year. This complex is Ohio’s largest remaining marshland outside of the Lake Erie region.

Purchase of land for Killbuck Marsh Wildlife Area began in 1969. Additional land is being acquired as funds become available. The wildlife management plan provides for maintenance and protection of the existing woodlands, the establishment of regular crop rotations, improvement of open fields for wildlife nesting by controlled burning and selective spraying, and the establishment of food patches for general wildlife use. Permanent wildlife cover has been provided by planting thousands of trees and shrubs. Wright’s Marsh, a 350-acre diked wetland off OH-226, was restored in partnership with Ducks Unlimited. Dikes and water control structures are being developed to increase and improve the wetland habitat on the area.
From Killbuck Marsh Wildlife Area webpage

No restroom facilities.