All About Richland

Fowler Woods Boardwalk Reopens

30 Oct , 2020  

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Natural Areas and Preserves invites Ohioans to once again enjoy the view from the boardwalk at the Fowler Woods State Nature Preserve in northern Richland County.

“The hard work rebuilding the boardwalk at Fowler Woods will not go unnoticed,” ODNR Director Mary Mertz said. “Reopening this stretch of the nature preserve will give people a bright view of fall colors as well as some of the most vibrant spring flowers.”

Following years of planning and construction, crews put finishing touches on the boardwalk last week as ODNR Director Mary Mertz walked along the path. The boardwalk is more than 1.25 miles in length and was built to ADA standards with new handrails and benches placed along the route. More…

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History & Tourism

Ohio Trails Vision Released; Interactive Map Includes Malabar Farm Trails

21 May , 2019  

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) and TourismOhio have released the Ohio Trails Vision, a document that will serve as a valuable framework for state government to work with communities, land managers, trail advocates and users to advance the trails system in our state.

“Ohio is an amazing state, with thousands of miles of trails for walking, hiking, biking, paddling or horseback riding,” said Ohio Governor Mike DeWine. “These trails are part of what makes our state so special. The 2019 Ohio Trails Vision gives us a road map to manage and promote our trails. I appreciate the efforts of everyone involved in this project.” More…

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All About Richland

Richland County Trail To Benefit From Over $400,000 In State Funding

22 Nov , 2018  

Twelve recreational trails in Ohio, including one in Richland County, have been selected to share in $1,563,354 in federal funds through the Recreational Trails Program (RTP), offered through the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). More…

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