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Ev-Henwood Nature Preserve

  • overview
  • Amenities
  • UNCW's 174-acre Nature Preserve, Ev-Henwood is comprised of hardwood forest, a creek, fields, and pond habitats teeming with plants, birds, animals and boasting numerous nature trails with two main learning trails. Their website has a downloadable map of the trails as part of an extensive learning guide full of historic information about the land, history and rare species. This area is also part of the NC Birding Trail. Located approximately ten miles south of Wilmington off of US Highway 17 follow Old Town Creek Road to its intersection with Town Creek Road, turn right and go about three blocks to Rock Creek Road.

    Insiders tip: Walkers and Hikers only no Dogs or Bicycles allowed.


  • General Info
    General Info
    • Hours of Operation: Dawn to Dusk
    • Admission: Free for Hikers
    • Additional Information: Hours subject to change without notice