Visitor Information

A visit to the Edge of Appalachia Preserve System will reward you with stunning vistas, lush forests, clean creeks and streams, and beautiful prairies. 



There are currently 4 trails open to the public. They are: The Joan Jones Portman Trail, Buzzard Roost Rock Trail, The Wilderness Trail, and Lynx Prairie. Fore more information about these trails and downloadable trail maps please click here. All of the trail heads have signs that look like the one pictured here at the Portman trail.



A good first spot to visit when coming to the Edge is the Creek's Bend Overlook. A scenic spot overlooking Ohio Brush Creek, visitors will find a restroom facility, picnic tables, trail maps, and more information on the Preserve. This area is conveniently located directly across from the Portman trail as well.