Scioto Brush Creek State Nature Preserve
McDermott, Ohio 45652
Scioto Brush Creek State Nature Preserve webpage
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Tips for birding Scioto Brush Creek State Nature Preserve
There is a small parking lot just north of Scioto Brush Creek on the east side of Tatman-Coe Road. The 1.5-mile River Otter Trail is a linear loop trail that runs along the north bank of Scioto Brush Creek. The trail affords excellent views of the deep pools in the creek that lie within the preserve.
The preserve offers excellent birding in all seasons, particularly during migration.
From Joshua Eastlake
About Scioto Brush Creek State Nature Preserve
Scioto Brush Creek State Nature Preserve protects over a mile of Scioto Brush Creek which is one of the most biologically diverse streams in Ohio. Scioto Brush Creek has over 70 species of fish including Longnose Gar (Lepisosteus osseus) and Rosyside Dace (Clinostomus funduloides).
The preserve contains mature trees, spring wildflowers, and rare species. The preserve protects one of four populations of the federal threatened Appalachian Spiraea (Spiraea virginiana), a shrub known only in Ohio from the Scioto Brush Creek watershed.
From Scioto Brush Creek State Nature Preserve webpage
No restroom facilities.