LOCATION: Oak Harbor, Ohio

DIRECTIONS: On Ohio State Route 2, either 16 miles east of Toledo or 17 miles west of Port Clinton.

HOURS: Open year-round from dawn to dusk except from early October to Thanksgiving during waterfowl season when the Marsh is open to the general public on Sundays only. The Sportsmen~s Migratory Bird Center is open year-round Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. From March to November, it is open Saturday and Sunday noon-6:00 p.m., and in April and May on Saturdays 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

BEST TIMES: Great year-round birding and spectacular birding during spring and fall migration.

BIRDING HIGHLIGHTS: Best all-around birding spot in Ohio. The marsh can hold fantastic numbers of waterfowl in both spring and fall as well as an equally impressive variety of shorebirds. The Magee Marsh Bird Trail is one of the great spots in the Midwest for viewing warblers and other songbirds during spring and fall migration.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Area Manager, Magee Marsh Wildlife Area, 133229 West State Route 2, Oak Harbor, Ohio 43449. Phone: (419) 8980960.