Gorman Nature Center

Gorman Nature Center

2295 Lexington Avenue Mansfield, Ohio 44907

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About this Location

The Gorman Nature Center features 150 acres of forests, fields, prairies, ponds, and streams, the Center provides over three miles of public trails close to the population centers of Richland County. Families and individuals are welcome on the trails or in the Center’s visitor center and picnic areas. The Gorman Nature Center naturalist staff sponsors weekly programs for the public featuring a wide variety of hikes, field trips, lectures, slide programs, and night sky programs. In addition, the Center offers daily programs for schools, youth groups, garden clubs, senior citizens, and service clubs.

Notable Trails

Gorman Nature Center Trails
There are 3 miles of trails at the Gorman Nature Center.
Blue Trail – 1 mile
Yellow Trail – 1 mile
Purple Trail – 0.7 miles
Red Trail – 0.8 miles
Orange Trail – 0.5 miles
Green Trail – 0.5 miles

There is a description with a map of a hike on the Gorman Nature Center Trails on the AllTrails website


  • Restrooms on site

Content from Richland County Park District