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Discover Springtime Beauty at Goll Woods State Nature Preserve

Posted on 4/21/2015 by State Nature Preserves

Discover the beauty of a northwestern Ohio forest in spring by joining a free wildflower walk at Goll Woods State Nature Preserve this Saturday at 11 a.m.

Sponsored by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources’ Division of Natural Areas and Preserves, this naturalist-led guided walk will focus on native wildflowers, such as large flowered trillium, our state wildflower, bloodroot, columbine, marsh marigold and a host of other colorful wildflowers. Participants should wear appropriate foot attire as trail conditions can be muddy.

Goll Woods SNP

Goll Woods is home to more than 40 species of ephemeral spring wildflowers. During the few weeks of early spring, woodland wildflowers must emerge, produce flowers and then set seed, all before they become shaded out by the forest’s dense summer canopy

Goll Woods SNP

Spanning 321 acres, and preserving nearly 100 acres of virgin forest, Goll Woods was designated a registered natural landmark by the US Department of the Interior in 1975.

Goll Woods SNP

Located in Fulton County 1-1/2 miles north of Archbold, then 3 miles west on Township Rd F, and 1/4 mile south on Township Rd 26 to the parking lot. From Archbold in Fulton County, go north on State Rt. 66 for 1-1/2 miles to Township Rd F, go west for 3 miles to the junction with Township Rd 26, go south about 1/4 mile to the preserve parking lot located on the east side of the road.