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  • 83 - Secor Metropark

    Metroparks of the Toledo Area
    10001 W. Central Avenue
    Berkey, OH 43560

    419.407.9756

    Public Access

    Open daily from 7 a.m. to dusk

    Amenities

    Hiking Trails, Restrooms, Picnic Area, Handicap Accessible Trails, Checklist Available, Outdoor Feeders, Wildlife Observation Window

    GPS Coordinates

    N 41° 40'23.88"; W 83° 47'6.51"

    Driving Directions

    The park is six miles west of US 23/I-475 with entrances on West Central Avenue and Bancroft Street.

    What to Look For

    Secor is located on the other side of Bancroft Road from Irwin Prairie, and protects one of the region's better tracts of Black Swamp forest--a habitat that once covered much of northwest Ohio. A highlight of the forest--dependent species that nest here is Cerulean Warbler; a few pairs breed in the park. More common nesters include Red-headed Woodpecker, Yellow-throated Vireo, Veery and Wood Thrush, and American Redstart, Ovenbird, and Hooded Warbler. Spring and fall migration can be good for songbirds as well.