Hiking

Sears Woods State Nature Preserve

Turn right onto State Route 4 North. Mt Zion Road will be the next intersection. Turn left (west) on to Mt. Zion Rd. (if you get to the Nazarene Church on the right, you went too far). You will have a stop sign at Wyandot Rd. You will pass a woods on the right and then a house. Just after the house, turn right into the Sears Woods parking lot. If you cross the Sandusky River Bridge, you went too far.

Directions to Unger Park

Turn right onto State route 4 going North into Bucyrus: Continue north to the Bucyrus City Square. Turn left on to west Mansfield St. Just before a set of railroad tracks, veer left where the street Y’s on to Nevada Rd. (Shott Brothers Auto Sales will be on your left). Unger Park will be just outside the city limits on the left (less than a mile).

Directions to Heckert Nature Preserve

Turn right onto State Route 4 North going into Bucyrus. At the first stop light turn right onto Beal Avenue. Follow until Hopley/100/19. Take a right onto Hopley/ state route 19. Follow SR 19 south east past the Parcher Rd intersection. When you come to a woods on the right (the road curves right) the drive for Heckert Park will be on your right. If you get to Olentangy Rd. intersection, you went too far.

Directions to Lowe Volk-Park and Lowe-Volk-Park Nature Center

Take route 4 North towards downtown Bucyrus. Continue into town onto Sandusky Ave. Turn right on Mansfield Ave (at the town square). Stay on Mansfield street as it turns in to OLD 30/ Lincoln Highway (do not take Business route 30). Turn right onto 598. It will be just a little ways down on your left.