Black Swamp Nature Center

McDonald Park
Paulding, Ohio 45879
Black Swamp Nature Center webpage
Black Swamp Nature Center Trail Guide brochure
Black Swamp Nature Center map

Also, see Paulding County Birding Drive

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Black Swamp Nature Center
Coordinates: 41.1261135, -84.5918029
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From Ohio Ornithological Society website

About Black Swamp Nature Center
The Black Swamp Nature Center contains 51 acres consisting of 24 acres of woodland, 14 acres of wetlands, and 6 acres of old meadow. The nature center has many assets which enhance its use. A boat launch allows easy access to Flat Rock Creek, while trails wander around the top banks of three ponds, along Flat Rock Creek, and past the old Sugar Beet Dam. The Paulding County Fairgrounds border the nature center on its northeast side, with two access trails allowing easy entrance. The old meadow and wetland areas provide an excellent habitat for many species of birds and plant life.

The Black Swamp Nature Center provides a wonderful area to observe bird life, especially during the Spring and Fall migrations.
From Black Swamp Nature Center webpage

Basic restroom facility with no running water. Better restrooms at Reservoir Park located on the other side of Creek (entrance off County Road 107).