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Glen Helen Nature Preserve

Glen Helen Nature Preserve

Glen Helen Nature Preserve
405 S. Corry St., Yellow Springs, OH 45387
Contact: Ann Simonson, Project Manager

Glen Helen is a 1000 acre Nature Preserve that is dedicated to protecting the flora and fauna of its 25 miles of trails and forest. Rentals of these spaces ensure that The Glen Helen Nature Preserve is here for generations to come.

• Damage Deposit, Event Support Fee and Storage Fees may apply.
• Cancellation incurs additional fees. Contact for details.

The Birch House at Glen Helen Nature Preserve
720 Jacoby Rd. Xenia, Ohio 45385
Birch House is the former home of Hugh Taylor Birch, the original landowner of the Glen Helen Nature Preserve. Mr. Birch named The Glen after his daughter Helen and donated the land to Antioch College for the sole purpose of preserving the land for future generations. Rentals of the space help to support and protect The Glen.

*Birch House is a space‐only rental: you will need to rent, borrow or bring all items that you would need for an event. There are no accommodations for overnight stays for guests.
Occupancy: 100‐120
Parking on‐site.

Birch Manor staff will be on‐site. You may hire any licensed caterer or event service, caterer must have 1 staff person per 25 guests. Alcohol must be served by staff/caterer with an offsite liquor license.

Requires liquor liability insurance.
Weekend three‐day rental for $1665.
Friday 10AM‐9PM: set‐up, decor, run through, deliveries.

Saturday (your event day) 10AM‐12 Midnight: Your event must end at 11PM. All alcohol must be removed from the premises and all guests should exit the property by 12 Midnight.
Sunday 10AM‐4PM: Clean‐up and break down. Ready rentals for pick‐up.

Outdoor Weddings at Glen Helen Nature Preserve
405 Corry St. Yellow Springs, Ohio 45387
Outdoor meadows and open spaces in Glen Helen Nature Preserve can be rented for weddings, celebrations and ceremonies.
*Space‐only rental: You will need to bring anything you need for your event. No catered food, alcohol, amplified music, bubbles, artificial flowers, bonfires, sparklers or rice. Birdseed is welcome. Guests will need to hike in to locations and should dress in layers with appropriate footwear and bottles.
Occupancy: Up to 10 people
Parking on‐site with hike to ceremony location.
$400 flat rental fee

Vernet Building at Glen Helen Nature Preserve
405 Corry St. Yellow Springs, Ohio 45387
The Vernet Building at Glen Helen is an ideal space for weddings & receptions, meetings, and other large events. Auditorium seats 140 theater‐style or 60‐70 with our rectangular tables. Atrium is typically decorated with an art exhibit and will still be open to visitors during daytime hours. An outdoor patio is available for holding a wedding ceremony. Spaces are self‐serve in that you are responsible for setting up the space the way you’d like it to look, tearing down your event, and bringing any tools you may need.
*Rental includes use of projector, screen & sound system. Includes 140 chairs, 14‐6’ tables and one‐10’ table. Renter should bring own music if any is desired. DJs and live bands welcome.
Occupancy: 140 max
Parking on‐site.

One staff member will be available to assist with building management. Security is available. You may hire any licensed caterer, event service or rental company you so choose. All food must be prepared and served by a licensed caterer. Alcohol must be served by a caterer with an offsite liquor license. Requires liquor liability insurance. No kegs. Renter responsible for set‐up, breakdown and clean‐up for events.

One‐day rental: $1065.
Two day package: $1600
Three day package: $2000.
Events must end at 11PM.

(937) 769‐1902 Ext. 1103