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Wesselman Woods Nature Preserve
551 N Boeke Rd
Evansville, IN 47711
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Wesselman Woods Nature Preserve

Wesselman Woods Nature PreserveWesselman Woods Nature Preserve on Evansville's east side off the Lloyd Expressway is an Indiana State Nature Preserve and National Natural Landmark.

It features 200 acres of virgin bottomland hardwood forest and is home to more than 300 species of wildflowers, 150 species of birds and numerous mammals.  

Wesselman Woods Bald Eagle

Wesselman Woods offers an interpretive center with classrooms and gift shop. Nearly 6 miles of walking trails are within the old-growth lowland forest.

Wesselman Nature Society manages the facility.


Adults $5 each
Children $3 each

Wesselman Nature Center turtle

Wesselman Nature Society members get in FREE. It's just one benefit of being a member and you can become a member at anytime throughout the year.

To become a member and for more information on the Wesselman Nature Society or the Nature Center, please visit