Directions and Hours
The Wilderness Center
9877 Alabama Ave.S.W.
Wilmot, Ohio 44689
330-359-5235 or 877-359-5235
If you use a GPS-use Navarre instead of Wilmot
Google Maps is correct on directions
Follow I-77 south to Route 30 & Route 62 west. Rt. 30 & 62 will separate, and you need to stay on Route 62. Continue on Rt. 62 through Navarre and proceed to Wilmot. In Wilmot at the first traffic light turn right. You will now be on Route 250 west. Follow Rt. 250 out of town and go about a mile. After crossing a small bridge over a creek, turn right immediately onto Alabama Ave. You should see our sign up on the hill. Another half mile or so, and you’re at the entrance.
You can also drive south on Rt. 21 to Navarre & turn onto Rt. 62 west & proceed from there.
Follow Rt. 250 east through Apple Creek & Mount Eaton. The Wilderness Center is about 4 miles east of Mount Eaton. You will turn left off of Rt. 250 just before a bridge over a creek to Alabama Ave. and go the last half mile to the entrance.
From Dover/New Philadelphia:
Travel north on 1-77 to the Strasburg exit. Exit, turn left, and drive through Strasburg. Pass the drive-in theater and turn left onto Rt. 250 W. Follow Rt. 250 through Wilmot and across a bridge over a creek. Turn right and drive the last half mile to the entrance.
Travel east on I-70 to I-77. Go north on I-77 to the Strasburg, Ohio exit. Exit and turn left going through Strasburg on Rt. 250 & Rt. 21. After you pass through Strasburg, Rt. 250 & Rt. 21 will split. Take Rt. 250 which is the left turn. Follow Rt. 250 through Wilmot and go about a mile. Cross a bridge over a creek and turn right immediately onto Alabama Ave. Another half mile and you’re at the entrance.
Interpretive Building Hours
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday
1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday
The Center is open many evenings for prearranged events and meetings.
Holidays Interpretive Building is Closed:
New Year’s Day Martin Luther King Day (Tuesday after the Monday holiday)
Presidents Day (Tuesday after the Monday holiday)
Christmas Eve Christmas Day
New Year’s Eve