Prairie Oaks Metro Park–Morgan Road Wetlands

Prairie Oaks Metro Park
West Jefferson, Ohio 43162
Prairie Oaks Metro Park webpage
Prairie Oaks Metro Park map

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Prairie Oaks Metro Park is located in western Franklin and northeastern Madison counties. The county line runs through the Metro Park along Big Darby Creek. Madison County is on the west side of the creek. Franklin County is on the east side of the creek.

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Prairie Oaks Metro Park–Morgan Rd. Wetlands
Coordinates: 39.9952872, -83.2694578
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About Morgan Road Wetlands
This is a new area in the Prairie Oaks Metro Park is in development. It is a prime area for waterfowl and shorebirds. A spotting scope is helpful when birding this area.
From Ron Clark

About Prairie Oaks Metro Park
Prairie Oaks features nearly 500 acres of lush prairies and grasslands. In late summer and early fall, visitors can see fields of beautifully flowering ashy sunflower, royal catchfly and purple coneflower against a backdrop of big and little bluestem and Indian grasses.

The spectacular and lush scenery of the Big Darby State and National Scenic River, which flows through the park, provides a beautiful backdrop for outdoor adventure.

The Sycamore Plains Trail system offers a spectacular trek along Big Darby Creek through a mature wooded floodplain.
From Prairie Oaks Metro Park webpage

Restrooms at locations identified on Prairie Oaks Metro Park map.