Possum Creek MetroPark

Possum Creek MetroPark
4790 Frytown Road
Dayton, Ohio 45418
Possum Creek MetroPark webpage
Possum Creek MetroPark map

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Possum Creek MetroPark
Coordinates: 39.7097442, -84.2695141
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Possum Creek MetroPark Trails
Hiking trails at Possum Creek MetroPark include:
Green Trail – .3 mile
Red Trail – .5 mile
Blue Trail – 1 mile
Pink Trail – 1.2 miles
Yellow Trail – 1.3 miles
Purple Trail – 1.4 miles
Orange Trail – 3.5 miles

Descriptions with maps for 2 hikes on the trails at Possum Creek MetroPark are on the AllTrails website.

Tips for birding Possum Creek MetroPark
From Dayton Audubon Society

About Possum Creek MetroPark
Ponds and the lake offer lots of fishing for trout, catfish, and many other species. A large planted prairie bursts with flowers and tall grasses from summer into fall. And then there’s the farm, loaded with friendly farm animals that delight both children and adults all year round.

Possum Creek MetroPark consists largely of former farmland that is going through the process of natural succession. Significant natural features include bottomland hardwood forests along Possum Creek, two mature beech woodlots, and numerous created ponds and wetlands. Over 100 acres of degraded farmland and dumps have been cleared and planted into native Ohio prairie. The prairie took years to establish but now thrives on the poor ground. It is currently one of the largest and most diverse planted prairies in Ohio.
From Possum Creek MetroPark webpage

Restrooms and wheelchair accessible facilities at locations identified on Possum Creek MetroPark map.