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Free Things to do in Mansfield Ohio – Ohio Bird Sanctuary

On our last day in Mansfield, Ohio we visited the Ohio Bird Sanctuary.  The sanctuary mends and houses a variety of birds including falcons, owls, crows, hawks, vultures, bald eagle and many others.

Free Things to do in Mansfield Ohio Bird Sanctuary Turkey Vulture

Turkey Vulture

Free Things to do in Mansfield Ohio Ohio Bird Sanctuary Red Tailed Hawks

Red Tailed Hawks

Free Things to do in Mansfield Ohio Bird Sanctuary Baltimore Oriole

Oriole

It’s a fantastic place to take children as they get to learn about the birds as well as interact with smaller birds by feeding them worms and beetle larva which could be purchased for only 25 cents per cup. Out of all the birds who came to us for feeding was the Baltimore Oriole which was really cool since it’s our hometowns state bird.

Free Things to do in Mansfield Ohio Bird Sanctuary Feeding

Free Things to do in Mansfield Ohio Bird Sanctuary Feeding Bird

Free Things to do in Mansfield Ohio Bird Sanctuary Son Feeding Oriole

The site is located on 15 acres of land which has five trails that can be hiked on. We took a quick hike on the Barred Owl Trail which is about 0.6 miles in length.

Free Things to do in Mansfield Ohio Bird Sanctuary Hiking Barred Owl Trail
There’s also a summer camp and education center on site which hosts events for nature lovers of all ages. It was a awesome way to end our visit.

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Free Things to do in Mansfield Ohio Bird Sanctuary Turkey Vulture

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