Hellbender Preserve is a 15.43 acre site that contains the Buckeye Grove Loop Trail. The site was named after the state endangered, and Ohio's largest amphibian, the "Eastern Hellbender." Eastern Hellbenders live in the clean, high-quality waters of Jelloway Creek and the nearby Kokosing State Scenic River. The preserve is accessed from the Kokosing Gap Trail in Howard. The nature trail offers streamside access to beaches along Jelloway Creek. Buckeye trees are numerous throughout the site.

Kokosing Lake Campground

18352 Waterford Road
Fredericktown, OH 43019
(740) 694 - 1900
Hotels & Lodging, Outdoors details

Magnolia Hill Farm

6665 Johnsville Rd
Centerburg, OH 43011
(740) 480 - 1885
Outdoors, Weddings details

Old Slate Farm

7510 Granville Rd.
Mount Vernon, OH 43050
(740) 398 - 1279
Outdoors, Shopping, Weddings details

Brown Family Environmental Center

9781 Laymon Road
Gambier, OH 43022
(740) 427 - 5050
Outdoors, Recreation, Education details

Hellbender Preserve is a 15.43 acre site that contains the Buckeye Grove Loop Trail. The site was named after the state endangered, and Ohio's largest amphibian, the "Eastern Hellbender." Eastern Hellbenders live in the clean, high-quality waters of Jelloway Creek and the nearby Kokosing State Scenic River. The preserve is accessed from the Kokosing Gap Trail in Howard.

The nature trail offers streamside access to beaches along Jelloway Creek. Buckeye trees are numerous throughout the site.

Kokosing Lake Campground

18352 Waterford Road
Fredericktown, OH 43019
(740) 694 - 1900
Hotels & Lodging, Outdoors

Magnolia Hill Farm

6665 Johnsville Rd
Centerburg, OH 43011
(740) 480 - 1885
Outdoors, Weddings

Old Slate Farm

7510 Granville Rd.
Mount Vernon, OH 43050
(740) 398 - 1279
Outdoors, Shopping, Weddings

Brown Family Environmental Center

9781 Laymon Road
Gambier, OH 43022
(740) 427 - 5050
Outdoors, Recreation, Education