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Nature Day at the Bay


Nature Day at the Bay

Itinerary Self Guided Nature Day at the Bay

9:30 am: Arrival at the Bay – You may ride either the Miller Ferry or the Jet Express

  • Rent Golf Cart if you choose or ride the bus downtown from the Miller Ferry 
  • Rent Golf Cart if you choose or walk downtown from the Jet Express
  • Ride or rent a bike

10 am:  South Bass Island Lighthouse 

  • Storyboards 
  • Tours available

10:30 am: Jane Coates Wildflower & Ladd Carr Wildlife Woods Trails

11 am: Lake Erie Nature & Wildlife Center 

  • Museum with interactive technology
  • Gift Shop 

Noon: The Forge – choose from their famous crepes both sweet and savory offerings for a tasty lunch.

1pm: Grab the Park Trail Booklet from the Visitor Center – choose from the following trails for an afternoon of nature.

  • Scheeff East Point
  • Massie Cliffside Preserve
  • Benjamin Woods Preserve
  • Dodge Woods – Storywalk Trail
  • Cooper’s Woods

5 pm: The Goat, Soup & Whiskey – Fine dining in and out!  Known for a great cup or bowl of homemade soups!

  • German Biergarten
  • Chocolate Cafe & Museum

7 pm: Ferry Home – Your choice of the Miller Ferry or Jet Express