Buckeye Woods–Schleman Nature Preserve
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Buckeye Woods Park Trails
Chippewa Inlet Trail North Loop
About Schleman Nature Preserve
Cross the bridge from Buckeye Woods Park and enter the Schleman Nature Preserve to walk wooded nature trails. Named for the family that donated the original acreage, this site will remain undeveloped for the enjoyment of nature and wildlife viewing in accordance with their wishes.
There is also a separate parking area for the nature preserve on Wedgewood Road (OH-162) just east of the intersection with US-42.
About Buckeye Woods Park
Buckeye Woods Park is the largest Medina County park. Named for the grove of Buckeye trees found along the stream in the Schleman Nature Preserve, the park provides a variety of experiences for visitors. The east side of the park is the setting for soccer and softball fields available by reservation. A picnic shelter is also available for reservation at the park. Picnic tables and grills are provided for individual family picnics. A three-acre pond offers fishing. A paved, accessible path provides a great place to walk for exercise or enjoyment as you circle the pond and wooded areas of the park. There are two playgrounds at Buckeye Woods Park.
Cross the bridge from Buckeye Woods Park and enter the Schleman Nature Preserve to walk wooded nature trails. Named for the family which donated the original acreage, it will remain undeveloped for the enjoyment of nature and wildlife viewing.
The Chippewa Inlet Trail is a 3.95-mile long asphalt and crushed limestone trail. The trail runs from OH-42 in Lafayette Township, through Buckeye Woods Park, across OH-162 to Chippewa Road. From upland pine stands to wet woods and created wetlands, this trail has a variety of interesting habitats for users to experience. The trail loops around a wetland restoration project on the north side of the park.
From Buckeye Woods Park webpage
Restrooms in Buckeye Woods Park at locations identified on park map.