Ford Nature Center at Mill Creek Park
840 Old Furnace Rd.
Youngstown, OH 44511
Nature Center: Hike, Nature Education, Walk
This lovely old stone home, donated by the children of the late Judge John W. Ford in 1968, was opened to the public in 1972 as the headquarters for the Park’s nature education programs. It houses exhibit rooms, a classroom, offices for naturalists, the Vickers Memorial Library, the Teachers’ Resource Center, and a gift shop. The grounds include wildlife gardens and walking trails. Arrangements for group tours and guided nature walks may be made by calling this facility.