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Address: Castalia, OH
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+1 419-684-5049
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The Resthaven Wildlife Area, consisting of wetland, prairie, and forest, is...

The Resthaven Wildlife Area, consisting of wetland, prairie, and forest, is the habitat for a number of plant and animal species, may of which are endangered. It also offers boating, fishing, and hunting opportunities.

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Full of nature

This is a great place to fish, plus its full of nature. You'll see Canadian geese, deer, pheasants, rabbits, turtles, snakes, frogs, etc...plus a myriad of birds.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 31 July 2013
Mellissa S
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Castalia, Ohio, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

Resthaven Wildlife Area occupies most of the area on the west side of state route 269 between Castalia and US hwy 6. No facilities and not a lot of people (unlike the Lagoon Deer Park just up the road), just a lot of wildlife in the woods and waters. Headquarters is in the unit at the northwest edge of Castalia... More 

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Castalia, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2013

This is a great place to fish, plus its full of nature. You'll see Canadian geese, deer, pheasants, rabbits, turtles, snakes, frogs, etc...plus a myriad of birds.

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Castalia, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2013

It's a little out of the way area just off Route 269, where folks fish and kayak. It's quiet and pretty, preferred by Canada geese.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2013 via mobile

Loved the great fishing. TThere should be bathrooms since it is a state park. More ranger patrols. More piers for fishing. One is not big enough. Need trash receptables to cut down on trash dumping. Otherwise very peaceful and secluded.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2013 via mobile

Great Large Mouth Bass fishing. Please abide by the size limits posted. Have seen Bald Eagles there many times. Be sure to use bug spray with Deet to keep the ticks at bay. They can be quite bad there.

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Huron, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2012

This place is beautiful, but doesn't get lots of people. Pet friendly. I wouldn't walk here alone because it's so secluded feeling, but my husband and dog go all the time!!!

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Sandusky, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2012

This area is quite extensive, over 2,000 acres to explore. If you like to fish or just enjoy nature, this is the place to go in Erie County, Ohio. We love to bike here, there are many side roads to follow, but keep a map handy. Also, biking here is fun, but drivers tend to cut through here (roads are... More 

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