The Enchanting Pine Forest In Ohio That Will Leave You Mesmerized
By April Dray|Published June 01, 2019
April is the Ohio staff writer for Only in Your State. She is an Ohio native with a Bachelor of Science in Journalism from E.W. Scripps School of Journalism. With more than 10 years of writing experience and a background in news reporting for Ohio newspapers, she's published pieces in multiple print and online publications. When she's not on deadline or chasing after her toddler, she's hunting for hidden gems in Ohio or getting lost in a good book.
Ohio is full of hidden gems just waiting for nature lovers to discover. Oak Openings Preserve in Swanton is home to the state’s rarest ecosystem and a mesmerizing pine forest you have to see to believe. Part of the Toledo Metroparks system, this underrated park is worthy of your outdoor bucket list.
Here’s why you’ll want to visit this beautiful piece of Ohio nature: