About Us

IMG_1703Hawthorn Hollow welcomes you…

Hawthorn Hollow is a private, nonprofit nature sanctuary and arboretum owned and operated by the Hyslop Foundation, providing environmental education to all ages. The 40 acres of varied terrain offer 2 miles of trails winding through the woods of the Pike River Valley, a 12  acre Arboretum, a variety of gardens,  and three historic buildings surrounded by prairie. The Friends of Hawthorn Hollow was established in 1988 to help preserve, maintain and further improve Hawthorn Hollow. This organization provides financial and maintenance support through memberships, fund-raising events, boutique sales and volunteer work days.

Visitor Information, Hours of Operation, & Location

A Brief History of Hawthorn Hollow Historic Buildings at Hawthorn Hollow     Hawthorn Hollow main road

Hyslop Foundation, Inc. Board of Trustees

Krista Reck- President Terry Schlenker – Treasurer Charlotte Kozak-Bishop – Secretary Susan Andrea-Schlenker Patsy Callahan Charles Heide Robert Kupfer Dr. Clifton Peterson Judith Richardson

The Friends of Hawthorn Hollow Board of Directors     

Kate Jerome – President Shirley Mandernack  Vice  President Terry Schlenker – Treasurer Sandy Halmo – Secretary Beth Goeppinger Phil Kraus Karen Kruse Aaron Menke Nancy Scheidell Dr. Joy Wolf

Hawthorn Hollow Staff

Joe Fonk – Director Lori Artiomow – Restoration Ecologist Nancy Carlson – Naturalist & Educator TJ Leveque – Grounds Curator Dan Lyons – Market Garden & Observatory Director

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