Davis Memorial Nature Preserve

Explore an 88-acre nature preserve showcasing an impressive geologic fault

Davis Memorial Nature Preserve

2715 Davis Memorial Road, Peebles, OH, USA
Open all daylight hours year-round.

Handicapped Accessibility
Ohio History Connection strives to meet ADA requirements. However, historic structures and outdoor areas provide challenges that make it difficult to provide complete access to all visitors. Please call the site with specific questions and concerns.
Everyone - $0.00

Masks are no longer required but please practice social distancing whenever possible.


Hike the trails and see an impressive geologic fault that vertically displaced the earth 30 feet, exposing cliffs formed of bedrock that are over 400 million years old. See a cave, diverse plant life, spring wildflowers and fall colors.

This 88-acre nature preserve, set in an area of exceptional scenic beauty, features the rare rock plant Sullivantia, a remnant of preglacial times. Other interesting plants include arborvitae, great cane, hoary puccoon and purple cliffbrake fern. Average visit time: Allow 1+ hours

Davis Memorial Nature Preserve is managed locally by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources.

  • Audiences: K-5th Grade Students, 6-8th Grade Students, 9-12th Grade Students, Higher Education Students, Educators, Families, Government, Specialists, Tourists, Community Groups, History Enthusiasts & Sports Fans
  • Historical Topics: Natural History
  • Regions: Southwest Ohio
  • Site Activities: Self-Guided
  • Museum & Site Type: Ohio History Connection Site