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Wahkeena Nature Preserve

2200 Pump Station Road
Sugar Grove, Ohio 43155
Phone: 740-681-7249
Overview
Special Features - Woods. Wetlands. Spring Wildflowers. Summer Wildflowers. Geologic Features. Bird Watching. About 30 fern species. Eight native orchids may be found, including pink ladys slipper and showy orchids. Facilies - Restrooms. Drinking water. Parking lot. Visitors Center. Trails. Wahkeena Nature Preserve is administered by the Ohio History connection and managed locally by the Fairfield County Historical Parks.

Hours - April through October - Wed-Sun 8am-4:30pm.

November through March - Closed.

68 acres in Fairfield County. The site hosts an abundance of plants and animals typical of unglaciated Allegheny Plateau. Black Hand sandstone cliffs are forested primarily with tulip trees and oak. Rhododendron, mountain laurel, ferns and orchids are among the preserve's showiest plant species. Wahkeena serves as an outdoor education area for nature study groups, school groups, garden clubs and visiting natural resource professionals.

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Website: www.historicalparks.org/wahkeena-nature-preserve/
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