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Wesselman Woods Nature Preserve

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Feel bad saying I've known this place was here for as long as its been here but never visited until... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Evansville, Indiana
A jewel in the middle of town.

Nature Preserve is one of my families special places, whether you are wanting to picnic, watch the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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551 N Boeke Rd, Evansville, IN 47711-5994
+1 812-479-0771
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Feel bad saying I've known this place was here for as long as its been here but never visited until one of my community organizations scheduled a meeting in the conference room there. Now I've been back several times. This is the place to start...More

Thank Divinduo
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nature Preserve is one of my families special places, whether you are wanting to picnic, watch the kids play baseball or just get out of the hussle-bussle of the city and feel like you are in a deep woods. Plenty of birds to observe in...More

Thank Excursion583757
Reviewed 10 October 2018

Looking for something close and unique that the grandchildren would enjoy and found Wessleman Woods. The play area was a short trail walk from the entrance and the children loved it (did not want to leave). Very clean, well maintained, shade for adults and bring...More

Thank connien515
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

Just visited the new playscape area and it is fantastic. We had 6 kids, ages 3 to 12 and they were all very busy exploring. After spending some time in the Nature Center, we followed signs to the Playscape area, about a 5 minute walk....More

Thank bushes5
Reviewed 16 September 2018

This park has everything at one location. Walking trails, nature, activities, cookout areas, sport sections (baseball, volleyball, soccer) with places for learning.

Thank CDarrett
Reviewed 9 July 2018

We took a 2 year old, and he loved it. They learn about the great outdoors and our environment while having fun and playing in the very shallow water streams, climbing on boulders and crossing fallen tree trunks.

Thank maddoxl
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

If you’ve not been lately they have revamped part of the park. When you take the trail around the lake, there is now a large all natural play area for kids to play in. It has a waterfall at the top of a hill with...More

1  Thank 703rickym
Reviewed 18 June 2018

We went with our homeschool group in the fall. Lots of fun on the nature walk. They were evening boiling maple sap for syrup.

Thank AkashaJames
Reviewed 26 February 2018

Visited the nature center. Center staff were excellent with the grandkids-showing them different animals and instructing them in an age appropriate way about the different wildlife. The grandkids enjoyed the big turtle shell and the windowed room overlooking all the bird feeders was very relaxing...More

2  Thank Rhonda F
Reviewed 5 February 2018

This is a nice city park, plenty of shade and trails to walk off some of the food we had overindulged in. Park is clean and well kep.

1  Thank SmokiesJunkie
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