Gladys Riley Golden Star Lily Preserve

OPEN HOURS: Hiking Trails are Open from Sunrise to Sunset

SEASONAL TRAIL CLOSURES:  Please note that parking lots are not winter maintained and the trails are not safe to hike during periods of heavy rain, ice and snow. Trails are closed during our annual Deer Management Hunt on Spruce Hill which take place annually during two periods of time: 1) the Monday through Sunday following Thanksgiving, and 2) the Saturday and Sunday before Christmas.


Directions to the Gladys Riley Golden Star Lily Preserve  

Tick Ridge-Koenig Hill Road, Otway, OH 45657

 From the Appalachian Highway, Rt. 32, just east of Peebles, turn south on SR 73 12.2 miles through Rarden to the little town of Otway, Ohio. In the middle of Otway, turn right or south on SR 348 for 1.1 miles. Turn left on Rocky Fork Road for just .2 miles, and then turn left on Tick Ridge-Koenig Road for another .2 miles. Just after you cross over the Rocky Fork Bridge, the gravel trailhead parking lot will be on your left. It is signed. Please note that Tick Ridge-Koenig Road is semi-circular and has two entrances on Rocky Fork Road. Coming out of Otway, be sure to make the first turn.