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Address: Route 269, Castalia, OH
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Stop by this 12-acre pond during the late fall or early spring for great...

Stop by this 12-acre pond during the late fall or early spring for great waterfowl viewing.

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They no longer allow you to feed the ducks/geese at the pond. The village is more interested in keeping the water fowl off the football field than encouraging tourism.

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 31 July 2013
Mellissa S
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Castalia, Ohio, United States
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

Not sure a gravel pullout, a couple benches, and a historic marker make for a destination in itself, but it is okay to see if you are passing through Castalia anyway. Pond is actually quite small and you cannot fish or feed wildlife. A couple miles north of Castalia is the Pond 8 area of Resthaven wildlife area on the... More 

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Castalia, Ohio, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2013

They no longer allow you to feed the ducks/geese at the pond. The village is more interested in keeping the water fowl off the football field than encouraging tourism.

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Thank Mellissa S
Castalia, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2013

This is not a large pond, and most folks would probably not consider it worth a special trip. But if you're passing through, it's very near the two main arteries through town and it's a pleasant thing to see, especially for the swans (occasionally), ducks (most of the time) and Canada geese (all of the time). The pond is part... More 

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Clyde, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2012

Very neat place & relaxing place to watch wild life about you & clean place.Amazeing what plants you can see along its banks,flowers,cat tails, alot varitys of folage.

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Thank TeriD D
Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2012

The ducks at the pond are the main attraction, such inexpensive fun for children. Not sure they do anymore but it used to be the small grocery downtown would sell bags of shucked corn that the children could feed to the ducks, what a fun place to visit

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Thank Lor-Gary
Ohio, United States
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2012

Not worth wasting your money to go here. There's nothing here but the pond.

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Huron, Ohio
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2012

Little kids love to come here to feed the ducks, but as I've aged I don't feel the draw as much. Good memory spot. Grain feeders available.

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