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.
Plan a Visit
With 9 miles of trails, there are countless opportunities to explore on your own. Every type of habitat has a unique character that is constantly changing with the seasons. We're open to the public seven days a week during daylight hours.
We offer public programs and events such as star gazing, full moon hikes, prairie tours and an annual nature photography contest. The center regularly hosts field trips for Knox County elementary schools.
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Gambier, Ohio 43022