Wesselman Woods Nature Preserve

551 N. Boeke Rd. Evansville, Indiana 47711(812) 479-0771

Wesselman Woods Nature Preserve is a National Natural Landmark and a State Nature Preserve with over 190-acres of virgin bottomland hardwood forest, providing the prefect atmosphere for relaxing nature walks. It is the largest old growth urban forest in the nation.

The Nature Center features exhibits, events, wildlife observation areas, and several live species of animals (owls, hawks, snakes) on display that have been injured or are not sustainable in the wild. 

Attraction Type

  • Family Fun
  • Hiking and Biking
  • Sports and Recreation

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