DAVID FICHTNER OUTDOOR EDUCATION CENTER12833 MARKET AVE N, HARTVILLE 44632
The David Fichtner Outdoor Education Center was acquired by the Stark County Park District in 2000. The 13-acre education facility honors the memory of the late David Fichtner, a Goodyear chemical engineer. The Center includes wooded hiking trails, a fishing pond, and a wetland.
Butterfly watchers will enjoy a gently rolling trail that is home to 19 species of butterflies including monarchs, viceroys, tiger swallowtails, and red admirals. Song birds, waterfowl, rabbits, fox, and white-tailed deer can be seen near the wetlands and adjoining woodlands.
The Stark County Park District prohibits the use of motorized vehicles in this park and on its trails. Sections of trail may not be suitable for wheelchair access. Weather may impact the accessibility of trails, always use caution.