Estel Wenrick Wetlands
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About Estel Wenrick Wetlands
Spend an afternoon roaming 255 rich acres of high-quality wetlands and woodlands. Estel Wenrick Wetlands trails provide paths through the preserve so that hikers, birdwatchers, and nature lovers can enjoy and explore this undisturbed natural environment. The Wetlands is a refuge for wildlife and features many thriving species of indigenous Ohio waterfowl like the blue heron. It is flourishing with over 255 identified plant species, including the endangered Eastern Prairie Fringed Orchid, which blooms proudly among the vibrant flora.
In early spring, a large heron rookery at the Wenrick Wetlands is visible from Spangler Road. Sixty blue heron nests and a Cooper’s Hawk nest rest in the branches of two large trees.
The Estel Wenrick Wetlands Nature Preserve provides a casual opportunity for hikers and nature lovers to see a thriving wetland area. Located in Bethel Township, the 255-acre wetlands is part of the Clark County Park District. It is managed in partnership with B-W Greenway Community Land Trust.
From Estel Wenrick Wetlands webpage
No restroom facilities.