The Broughton Nature and Wildlife Education Area encompasses more than 500 wooded acres available for wildlife and environmental study. It is an educational area with several trails, two ponds, a natural stream, a waterfall, several areas of undisturbed natural habitat, and ample parking at all three entrances. The main entrance is located on Ohio Route 821 about one mile from Marietta, Ohio, with easy access from both Interstate 77 and Ohio Route 60.