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Wolsing Trails Nature Preserve


Wolsing Trails Nature Preserve Map (PDF)

Other Link Kenton Conservancy Website

Wolsing Trails is a 42-acre property on both sides of the Banklick Creek in Independence, Kentucky. This land was donated for conservation by Mr. George Wolsing in 2006 and is maintained by the Kenton Conservancy.


  • Level, mowed walking trails (3) - Two are off the parking lot on Webster Road; the third, longer trail runs below Meadow Glen development and parallel to the stream (presently it can only be accessed via the stone crossing when Banklick Creek is low). Access trail in Meadow Glen development from Meadow Glen Drive. Trailhead is located across from the retention pond and gazebo.
  • Tree trail identifies 19 different species of trees
  • Abundant spring wildflowers
  • Bluebird nesting boxes
  • Gravel parking lot
  • Tree trail identifies 19 different species of trees
  • Wetland with ecological habitat and on-site water retention. Constructed in cooperation with Banklick Watershed Council.
  • No restroom facilities are available


Habitat types include:

  • Stream
  • Meadow
  • Emerging woodland
  • Wetland


For directions and more information, visit the Kenton Conservancy website. Please note that problems with GPS directions have been reported due to Webster Road located on both sides of Banklick Creek.