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WESSELMAN WOODS NATURE PRESERVE TRAILS

Wesselman Nature Society hold in public trust lands at the Wesselman Woods Nature Preserve.  They manage the 200 acre preserve including a set of trails within the preserve. There are more than four miles of trails maintained within the preserve, allowing trail users to enjoy nature within city limits.

 

LOCATION

County: Vanderburgh

City: Evansville

Mileage: 4.61

Notable Trailheads: Wesselman Woods Nature Center

Near to US highways: US Highway 41, Interstate 69

 

TRAIL FEATURES

Type of Trail: Forest Trail

Surface: natural

Uses allowed: walking, hiking

Which uses NOT allowed: Motorized

Attractive Features: Explores nature preserve

 

AGENCY INFORMATION

Wesselman Woods Nature Preserve

Wesselman Nature Society

551 N. Boeke Rd

Evansville, IN 47711

812-479-0771

info@wesselmannaturesociety.org

Agency Website

Trail Website

Trail Map

 

More Information

Formed in 1972, the Wesselman Nature Society, a not-for-profit organization, purchased 200 acres of pristine woodlands about three and a half miles from downtown Evansville waterfront area.  Over the past almost 50 years, the society has grown their investment to purchase another 35 acres - the Howell Wetlands - and start another venture for nature lovers, Canoe Evansville.