LaGrange, Ohio: World's Largest Eagle's Nest Replica

A display about raptors features "The Great Nest," the largest recorded eagle's nest, observed near Vermillion, Ohio until destroyed in a storm in 1925. It was 12 ft. deep and weighed a ton. The replica at the Raptor Center is in a tree at ground level.

Carlisle Visitor Center

12882 Nickel Plate Diagonal Rd, LaGrange, OH
Carlisle Reservation Raptor Center. From US Hwy 20 exit onto Hwy 301. Drive south. Turn west onto Nickel Plate Diagonal Rd. The park is approximately 1.5 miles west, on the north side of the road. The nest is outside the visitor center, near the northwest corner.
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World's Largest Eagle's Nest Replica.

World's Largest Eagle's Nest Replica

The location of the nest is at the back corner of the visitor center. The park itself is a little bit off the highway, but it's worth it. Driving through the very small town was a new experience and we enjoyed it.

[Nabeel, 08/11/2015]

Eagle's nest replica.

World's Largest Eagle's Nest Replica

They've got the world's largest eagle's nest. It is part of a display about raptors -- birds of prey: eagles, hawks, falcons and owls. In addition to the eagle's nest, they've got a bald eagle, red-tailed hawk, 3 different types of owls, vulture and a falcon.

[David Wagner, 04/05/2012]

Nov. 2014: Photo added.

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