Nature Realm Update
The visitors center at 1828 Smith Rd., Akron, will be partially opened for normal business hours beginning Tuesday, 8/26. MORE
Freedom Trail plans open to public comment
Park planners have revised plans to extend the Freedom Trail. See the plans or submit feedback here.
American chestnut used to be one of the dominate species in our forests. In the early 1900s, a fungus nearly wiped out the species. Lumber, called wormy chestnut, was harvested from those dying trees.
The eastern pipistrelle is the smallest bat species in Ohio. When in flight, it can be confused with a large moth.