Wesselman Woods Nature Preserve is an Indiana State Nature Preserve and National Natural Landmark. This old-growth lowland forest is a crucial habitat for a wide variety of animal species, including mammals, reptiles, amphibians and birds. A Nature Center on the western edge of the property offers hands on educational exhibits and a wildlife observation area.
The largest urban wetlands in Indiana, this unique ecosystem is an appealing year-round location for education and enjoyment. The 35-acre urban area includes a number of habitats. You’re invited to explore and enjoy, using the more than 2 miles of hiking trails, wooden walkways, and bridges.