Ohio Department of Natural Resources - Division of Wildlife

2017 Temporary Road Closures - Magee Marsh Wildlife Area

The road on Magee Marsh Wildlife Area running from the Sportsmen’s Migratory Bird Center to the beach area, including the boardwalk and beach trails, will be closed in order to provide a quality hunting experience for Ohio’s sportsmen and sportswomen.

The road closure is in effect...

  • Oct. 2 - Oct. 28, 2017*
  • Nov. 6 - Dec. 9, 2017*

*The road and beach area will be open within these time periods as listed below...

  • 3:00pm Oct. 14 to sunset Oct. 15, 2017
  • 3:00pm Oct. 21 to sunset Oct. 22, 2017
  • After 3:00pm Oct. 28, 2017


  • 3:00pm Nov. 11 to sunset Nov. 12, 2017
  • 3:00pm Nov. 25 to sunset Nov. 26, 2017
  • After 3:00pm Dec. 9, 2017

Saturday afternoon (about 3.00 pm to sunset) and Sunday (sunrise to sunset) the road is open for visitors to the Magee Marsh Wildlife Area as listed.

Road closed sign



The Friends of Magee Marsh publish this information as a service to the public who may wish to visit the area during these time frames.


Times given are only a guideline. Actual open hours are Sunrise to Sunset except *Saturdays when the road will open at the conclusion of the hunts through to Sunset.


For ODNR DOW's official press release/statement please visit their website...


 or phone 1-800-Wildlife (1-800-945 3543)