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A Bit of an Unexpected Natural Wonder

Few people know there are sand dunes hiding In Ohio

The Midwest is quite blessed in the sand dunes department, with both Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore and Indiana Dunes National Park conveniently within reach for most. But don’t discount Ohio in terms of sand dunes; there are some marvelous dunes all across the northern perimeter of the state, including one criminally overlooked park that's an unexpected natural wonder.

What this is, friends, is Headlands Dunes State Nature Preserve. Located adjacent to the eponymous Headlands Dunes State Park, it's one of the last of its kind in the Buckeye State -- but sadly, it's also one of the most criminally overlooked natural wonders in Ohio.

Development along the shores of Lake Erie has all but eliminated the presence of sandy beaches and dunes -- but not here.

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