Glen Helen Ecology Institute
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It is actually bigger than the institute building (bathrooms, gift shop, parking lot for visitors and hikers)--it's called Glen Helen, a real glen. An amazing, huge, wilderness just beside the bike path right in town. Wonderful trails, ancient rock outcroppings, shallow caves, a long bridge over the…
Our 1000 acre woods and home to the Yellow Spring. Owned by Antioch College, it is the crown jewel of Yellow Springs. In a 1 mile hike, you can see the most popular spots but there are plenty of trails for an even longer hike. Be sure to check out the Raptor Center also.
Beautiful, quiet and green. Lots of hiking trails. Stop inside the Museum to pick up a map and don't be afraid to ask what trail they recommend based on your ability/the group you're with.