About Us

Wahkeena, named with a Yakima Indian word meaning “most beautiful” is located on the edge of the Hocking Hills. This outdoor education area is used for nature study and is a preserve for birds and other wildlife. Wahkeena Nature Preserve is one of 58 sites owned by the Ohio History Connection, a private, non-profit organization. Wahkeena is managed by the Fairfield County Parks and supported by the Ohio Association of Garden Clubs.

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