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Metzger Preserve



Description:

Metzger Preserve is the Park Districts newest park and was purchased in the spring of 2019, doubling the District’s parks! Metzger Preserve is 52 acres and features prairies, woods and access to Deer Creek. It is a great destination for picnicking, hiking, fishing, canoeing and kayaking, as well as those wanting to see a the unique geologically features in Deer Creek called Concretions (or sometimes known as Indian Rocks).  All of which is pet friendly. As of the Spring of 2021, new trails have been cut through the prairie and 3,840 native plants planted to create new pollinator areas along the trails.

Trails:

  • Indian Rock Trail 0.6 mile – wooded along Deercreek
  • Prairie Trail 1 mile – grassed loop trail along outer boundary of the park
  • Pollinator Path 0.2 mile – grassed trail through prairie
  • Bluebird Trail 0.2 mile – grassed trail through prairie along tree line
  • Dragonfly Path 0.2 mile – grassed trail through prairie
  • Cricket Crossing 0.1 mile – grassed trail through prairie
  • Monarch Way 0.1 mile – grassed trail through prairie

 

Map of Metzger Preserve

 

Want to Learn More about Concretions?

Follow  the links below!




Owned by Pickaway County Park District
Contact: 17404205451
[email protected]
https://www.pickawaycountyparks.org
Location: Ballard Park, 9 Ballard Ave
Williamsport, OH 43164
United States