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Audubon Islands State Nature Preserve

Preserving 170 acres in Lucas County


Audubon Islands State Nature Preserve is comprised of Grape and Ewing islands. It was acquired by the Maumee Valley Audubon Society and donated to the Metropolitan Park District of the Toledo Area. It was acquired and dedicated as a nature sanctuary managed for a variety of habitats and species.

This is the only riverine island community in the Ohio state nature preserve system.


Local Directions

Located in Lucas County on the Maumee River within the City of Maumee and adjacent to Perrysburg.

Special Features

Bird Watching


  • Riverine island
  • Birding and migratory waterfowl

Managing Agency

This preserve is owned and managed by the Toledo Metropolitan Park District. The area is accessible only by private watercraft. There is a small unimproved boat landing; no other facilities are present.

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