Sheepskin Hollow State Nature Preserve

Sheepskin Hollow State Nature Preserve

50991 Pancake-Clarkson Road Negley, Ohio 44441

Sheepskin Hollow State Nature Preserve webpage

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About this Location

Sheepskin Hollow Nature Preserve encompasses an outstanding eastern hemlock ravine known as Sheepskin Hollow and mixed mesophytic woods adjacent to the North Fork of Little Beaver Creek State and National Scenic River.

  • Large beech, maple, oak and hemlocks trees
  • Narrow sandstone gorge with waterfalls
  • Spectacular wildflowers
  • Unimproved site

Several impressive outcroppings of Pennsylvanian sandstone and shale occur in Sheepskin Hollow forming at least two scenic waterfalls.

Some of the more significant species of plants reported from the preserve include speckled wood lily, pipsissewa, Bicknell’s panicgrass, pink lady’s slipper orchid, and Canada fly-honeysuckle.

Located 3 miles south of Negley on OH-170; proceed 1.5 miles east on Pancake-Clarkson Road to the railroad overpass. Park near the railroad overpass and walk along the railroad to access Sheepskin Hollow.

No restroom facilities.

Content from Sheepskin Hollow State Nature Preserve webpage