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Ohio Wetlands Association's Vernal Pool Expedition

Gahanna Woods encompasses a variety of wooded and successional habitats in an urban setting. This preserve protects perhaps the best remaining complex of buttonbush swamps and vernal pools in central Ohio. A pin oak-silver maple swamp forest surrounds these woodland pools. Loop trails are present. Located in Franklin County 1.5 miles east of Gahanna on Havens Corners Road, then .5 mile south on Taylor Station Road to the parking area. The Ohio Wetlands Association offers this guided field trips.