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  • 63 - Scheele Preserve

    Cleveland Museum of Natural History
    Junction of Hamilton and Monagan roads
    Kelleys Island, OH 43438

    Public Access

    Open all day, year-round

    Amenities

    Hiking Trails

    GPS Coordinates

    N 41° 36'36.37"; W 82° 41'16.67"

    Driving Directions

    On the east side of Kelleys Island, on the east side of Monagan Road just north of Hamilton Road

    What to Look For

    This preserve is a 24-acre parcel owned by the Cleveland Museum of Natural History. The preserve supports a diversity of open meadow, copses of low-growing trees, and shrubby thickets. It is a great area to seek migrant songbirds. Rare rock elms occur, and abundant prickly-ash and wafer-ash shrubs support legions of giant swallowtail butterflies. The museum also owns five other preserves on the island, totaling about 93 acres. Scheele is located on the east side of Monaghan Road, just north of Hamilton Road.