Drew Woods State Nature Preserve (restricted access)

Drew Woods State Nature Preserve (restricted access)

Zumbrum Road Brown Township, Ohio 43072

Drew Woods State Nature Preserve webpage
Drew Woods State Nature Preserve (Darke Parks) webpage

About this Location

Today, Drew Woods is part of the Darke County Park District. Through a lease agreement with the State of Ohio, the Park District has taken over the management and programming of Drew Woods according to its master plan.

  • Stately oaks
  • Excellent spring wildflowers
  • Unimproved site

Only 15 acres in size, Drew Woods is the best remaining old-growth woods in this region. The canopy is dominated by very large white, swamp white, bur, and Shumard’s oak as well as by white ash and shagbark hickory.

A few rare species including pumpkin ash, grove sandwort, and tiger salamanders have also been documented at this preserve. The woods have a fine display of spring flora.

No restroom facilities.

Content from Drew Woods State Nature Preserve webpage