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Wesselman Woods Nature Preserve

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Sunday with Family

Looking for something close and unique that the grandchildren would enjoy and found Wessleman... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Owensboro, Kentucky

Just visited the new playscape area and it is fantastic. We had 6 kids, ages 3 to 12 and they were... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Evansville, Indiana
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551 N Boeke Rd, Evansville, IN 47711-5994
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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 10 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 Ricky M
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 6 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
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Right in the middle of the city, but you will get lost in the woods. Take a walk just to get away. Bird watching is great

1  Thank Scott W
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Taking walks regularly at Wesselmans can be addictive because it is so peaceful! Families seem to love it here also to get away for a break from the business. The Park employees are so helpful if you have questions and they have a small zoo...More

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