Owl Creek Conservancy's 22nd Annual Explore the Nature of Knox County events have concluded for 2023.  Keep an eye on our social media accounts for more information.

Thank you to everyone that made the Conservancy's events this year a success! Be sure to check back frequently to see what we have in store for 2024!



Meeting Locations

Directions are from Mount Vernon

Brown Family Environmental Center:  9781 Laymon Road, Gambier, OH 43022

Take SR 229 east to Laymon Road. (SR 308 turns left at this intersection.)  Turn right and go south 0.5 miles to the parking lot on the right.

Kokosing Nature Preserve: 10620 Quarry Chapel Road, Gambier, OH 43022

Take SR 229 east to SR 308 and turn left.  Keep straight onto Wiggin Street.  After 0.5 miles, turn left onto Quarry Chapel Road, entrance will be 0.9 miles down on the right.

Knox County Fair: 601 Fairgrounds Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050

Take SR 3 north out of Mount Vernon.  After 1.6 miles, turn left onto Fairgrounds Road.  The Fair will be on the right.

KnoxView Farm Winery: 7524 Phillips Road, Fredericktown, OH 43019

Take SR 13 northwest toward Fredericktown.  After 6.9 miles, take the SR 95 ramp and turn left onto SR 95W.  After 2.5 miles, turn right onto Phillips Road.  The winery will be 0.7 miles down on the left.

Bladensburg Community Center:  25821 New Guildford Road, Bladensburg, OH 43005

Take OH 586 (Martinsburg Road) south out of Mount Vernon.  After 10.6 miles, turn right onto North Market Street, then after 0.1 miles turn left onto OH 541.  The Community Center will be 3.9 miles down on the left.

CA&C Depot: 501 South Main Street, Mount Vernon, OH 43050

The Depot is located just south of the Viaduct Bridge on Main Street.  Parking is accessible from Columbus Road.