Cedar Bog Nature Preserve is the largest and best example of a boreal and prairie fen complex in Ohio. It has many rare plants and animals, as well as excellent orchid, prairie, and woodland wildflower displays. An almost mile long boardwalk guides the visitor through this preserve of Ohio's recent to Ice Age past. Mastodons probably fed here, and all of the Indian cultures of Ohio lived in the area. The Cedar Bog Visitor Center opened in April 2009. The building includes exhibits that are a prelude to walk in the fen, a classroom, restrooms and a gift shop.
Public Comments Sought: Cedar Bog Boardwalk Reconstruction Project.
This site is locally managed by the Cedar Bog Association
Wednesday-Saturday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Site closed for major holidays.
2014/2015 Hunting Season Closings (Boardwalk Closed):
Saturday, November 22 – Sunday, November 23
Monday, December 1 – Sunday, December 7
Friday, January 2 – Monday, January 5
2014/2015 Education Center Closings:
Saturday, November 15 – Wednesday, February 11
|Ohio History Connection Members ||FREE |
|Adults || $5 |
|Children (6 - 12) || $4 |
|Children (5 & under) ||FREE |
|School Groups ||$3 |
Handicapped Accessibility: Ohio History Connection strives to meet ADA requirements. However, historic structures and outdoor areas provide challenges that make it difficult to provide complete access to all visitors. Please call the site with specific questions and concerns.
This site offers educational programs for school groups. The Ohio History Teacher's Resources Page lists the wide range of subject-focused field trips offered at this site and other Ohio History Connection sites. Each field trip includes a brief description and location as well as general dates of availability.
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