Observe the natural beauty of the flora and fauna, bugs, and wildlife of southern Ohio during the invigorating and informative walk through the historic site!
On Saturday, July 8, at 2:00 pm– Fort Ancient Earthworks and Nature Preserve will feature a hike through the woods led by Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist Dave Woehr.
Jack Blosser, Site Manager for Fort Ancient said “Summer accentuates the beauty of the landscape at Fort Ancient. Flowers and wildlife, the entire ecosystem from bugs to birds, set against the amazing archaeology of miles of ancient mounds is an awe-inspiring experience of nature.”
Attendees are encouraged to wear appropriate shoes and dress for the weather; the walking trails are moderate and reasonably flat, but the path can include foot bridges and other natural obstacles. The hike can take from 1 ½ to 2 hours.
Included with regular admission. FREE for Dayton Society of Natural History Members.
Fort Ancient is located at 6123 St. Rt. 350, Oregonia, Ohio 45054 – 513–932–4421/1–800–283–8904, Fax 513-932-4843. Fort Ancient summer hours are observed from April to November: Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.; Sunday: noon–5:00 p.m. *Closed Mondays except by appointment. Regular Admission $7.00 Adults, $6.00 Seniors (60+), $6.00 Students (6–17), Children under 6 and members are free. Outdoor admission (no Museum access), $8.00/Carload, Members are always Free! Visit FortAncient.org for a complete list of programs and directions.