QUITE THE PLACE…FOR ALL KINDS OF HISTORY AND RAMBLING FUN!
Magee Marsh Wildlife Area – Here are seven acres of marsh and swamp forest by the shores of Lake Erie. There are a bird trail, a beach and a visitor’s center for information. One can see small migrating birds and large waterfowl here. The bird trail goes around a large pond which is covered by water lilies and then winds through the surrounding woods. While the beginning of the trail is graveled the mid-section may be muddy. Some of the creatures that can be seen here are muskrats, raccoons, skunks, mink, foxes, cottontail rabbits, fox squirrels, coyotes, and white-tailed deer.
For birds, the spring migration lasts from late February to mid-June. One can see Canadian geese, blue herons, and white egrets. There is a picnic area by the sandy beach which has tables and grills. There are pleasant views of distant islands and swimming is allowed during the daytime…
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