Zion Christian Retreat & Nature Center

Zion Christian Retreat & Nature Center

Zion is an 800+ acre retreat, as well as a nature center with a 27-acre lake, various small ponds, rustic cabins, pavillions, 1.85 mile walking trail around the lake, fishing ponds, swimming area and activities for both large and small groups.

The Salvation Trail is new to Zion. On this trail, hikers can enjoy the gifts from God alongside the word from the Bible.

While partaking a hike on the nature trail, walkers may enjoy the serene environment, as well as the beautiful wildlife and birds Zion is haven to many woodland creatures, including, but not limited to:

  • Whitetail Deer
  • Robin
  • Black Coyote
  • Cardinal
  • Bobcat
  • Blue Jay
  • Mink
  • Red-Tail Hawk
  • Otter
  • Wild Turkey
  • Rabbits
  • Swan
  • Squirrel
  • Duck
  • Beaver
  • Geese
  • Raccoon
  • Osprey
  • Skunk
  • Cranes
  • Turtles
  • Heron
  • Bald Eagle
  • Purple Martins


I-70 West take exit 213
Turn right off the exit onto 331 North and follow into Flushing. Upon entering Flushing, you will turn right at the Tstop, then bear right onto Northwest Street and follow the Zion signs.

1-70 East take exit 208
Turn left off the exit onto St. Rt. 149. At the first stop sign, turn left onto St. Rt. 40 then an immediate right back onto 149 North towards Flushing. Upon entering Flushing remain on 149 (which becomes 331). Pass the apartments on the left and then bear right onto Northwest Street and follow Zion signs.

22 West from Cadiz
Turn left at D&J Tractor Supply sign onto Cadiz/ Piedmont Road. Turn left at the "r" and take the first right onto Waterworks Road then follow the Zion signs.

Note: Do NOT rely on your GPS - it can get you lost.


73999 Reservoir Hill Road
Flushing, OH 43977