The Brown Family Environmental Center (BFEC) is a 500-acre preserve located in the Kokosing River valley of central Ohio. Our mission: to conserve natural diversity and engage people of all ages with nature. The BFEC also provides opportunities for education and research.   Our programs and preserve are open to the public. Plan to visit soon for an event, a picnic in the garden or a trail walk!

Parking Available 
Hours of Operation
x Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

YMCA

103 North Main Street
200 West Chestnut Street, Mount Vernon 43050
Mount Vernon, OH 43050
(740) 392 - 9622
Recreation, Sports Facilities details

The Makery on Main: Yarn Shop and Maker Space

1 North Main St.
Mount Vernon, OH 43050
(740) 324 - 5124
Shopping, Education details

The Brown Family Environmental Center (BFEC) is a 500-acre preserve located in the Kokosing River valley of central Ohio. Our mission: to conserve natural diversity and engage people of all ages with nature. The BFEC also provides opportunities for education and research.   Our programs and preserve are open to the public. Plan to visit soon for an event, a picnic in the garden or a trail walk!

Parking Available 

Hours of Operation

Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

YMCA

103 North Main Street
200 West Chestnut Street, Mount Vernon 43050
Mount Vernon, OH 43050
(740) 392 - 9622
Recreation, Sports Facilities details

The Makery on Main: Yarn Shop and Maker Space

1 North Main St.
Mount Vernon, OH 43050
(740) 324 - 5124
Shopping, Education details