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Ohio is a state rich with natural vegetation and wildlife beyond the Buckeye tree for which it got its nickname. This Buckeye State lies on the shores of Lake Erie to its north, with Kentucky as its southern neighbor. It is about as wide as it is tall, 220 miles each, with Michigan and Indiana to the west, and Pennsylvania to its east.

Being in the Great Lakes region, Ohio is blessed with good precipitation making for its diversity of vegetation, both natural and agricultural. The state's top crops are soybeans and corn. It is also known for its good apples, grapes, and peaches.

Ohio Topography and Climate

The terrain, although all below 1,600' above sea level, is also somewhat diverse. In the east, the state is comprised of the Allegheny Mountains foothills which fall into the central plains moving westward to Indiana. It has just one national forest, the Wayne National Forest, in the southeast, with a high point of 1,340' above sea level.

The state's highest point, however, is Campbell Hill in Logan County which lies more toward the west. In the southern end of the state, Ohio shares some of Kentucky's Bluegrass with hills consisting of gentle slopes and plateaus.

The average statewide rainfall totals measure 37.5 inches with more rain to the north than the south. The same is true with snowfall with the city of Cleveland in the north receiving an annual average of 68" and Cincinnati to the south receiving just above 28".

Hunting Lands

Hunting is allowed in much of the Wayne National Forest except around the designated campgrounds, picnic grounds, swimming holes, and other recreational areas where it's posted for no hunting. But, there's much other land available for hunting and trapping throughout the state. All hunters and trappers need a permit, of course, except when on your own property.

Deer is primary but other game includes turkey and pheasant in the fall, migratory waterfowl, feral pigs, coyote, and squirrels. With the Ohio River traveling through the southern part of the state, and many other small rivers and creeks, as well as the states 50,000 lakes and ponds, Ohio has plenty of good fishing too.

Private Hunting Land for Sale

Prime hunting property is often measured in 100- to 200-acre parcels, although you may find smaller properties up for sale. But for private land to be used for hunting, you will most likely want upwards of 100 acres with some wooded area anyway, unless the property lies along the national forest or other public land permitted for hunting. Larger wilderness properties equate to more wildlife.

Hunting property can be found throughout most of the state away from the large urban centers of Cincinnati, Columbus, and Cleveland. Some land for sale may already have some development with a residence already built; others may not.

Investment or Income Property

It is not uncommon for farmland to have adjacent hunting property, and some land for sale may have a combination of both. Of course, with all of those lakes and ponds, there's a lot of good fishing on most hunting property.

When looking for investment land, hunting property in Ohio is a good way to go. Undeveloped land is becoming more and more of a premium. If you want to invest into the future, but don't have an immediate use for the land, property to lease for hunting and/or agricultural use is always in demand.

But, if you're ready to move out of hustle and bustle of city life, you can invest in property and turn it into income property be it good prime agricultural land or wilderness property in which you can develop a private hunting retreat. With a couple of nice cabins, an RV hook-up development, or a small lodge, private hunting retreats are becoming more and more popular.

When looking for hunting land for sale in the Great Lakes or the Bluegrass regions, or anywhere within the country, feel free to browse the listings of Land Broker MLS. For those with property for sale, have a look around Land Broker MLS and see if our great co-op site is one you want to be a part of. Let's get your property showcased for the multitude of interested parties visiting our site on a daily basis.

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