HIKING AND WATERFALLS
Hathaway Preserve at Ross Run
 
1866 E. Baumbauer Road Lagro, IN 46941
(260) 637-2273

Hathaway Preserve at Ross Run is a spectacular gorge with waterfalls, reef fossils, exposed bedrock and vertical cliffs as high as 75 feet. On this terrain are mature oaks, some with trunks over four feet in diameter.

Kokiwanee Nature Preserve
 
5821 Mater Road Lagro, IN 46941
(260) 637-2273

Kokiwanee features bluffs along the Salamonie River as well as streams tumbling down waterfalls into the river. Dog-friendly hiking trails and a great spot to photograph eagles and local wildlife.

Mary Thornton Nature Preserve
 
1541 E. 300 N. Wabash, IN 46992
(260) 637-2273

This preserve provides a great example of an oak/hickory forest being converted into a beech/maple forest. The understory is native and diverse, and the property contains ephemeral wetlands that provide amphibian habitats.

Salamonie Lake Trails
 
1004 S. Salamonie Dam Road Lagro, IN 46941-9731
(260) 468-2125

Salamonie Lake and Salamonie River State Forest comprise a total of 13,336 acres. The property is operated and maintained by the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, under a lease agreement with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. At summer pool the water forms a 2,665 acre lake.

Asherwood Nature Preserve
 
7496 W. State Road 124 Wabash, IN 46992
(260) 637-2273

Deep ravines divide beech/maple & oak/hickory forests on narrow ridge tops. Over 300 species of woody and herbaceous plants and 140 species of birds have been observed.

Wabash City Trails
 
Trail starts at Paradise Spring Historical Park
(260) 563-7171

Enjoy the natural beauty of the Wabash River and the historic architecture of Wabash while cycling/ walking/jogging the Wabash City Trail network.

Mississinewa Lake & Trails
 
Mississinewa Lake 5613 E. Mississinewa Dam Road Peru, IN 46970-9745
(765) 473-6528

The expanses of forests, prairies, and farmland surrounding the lake provide attractive habitat to a wide variety of wildlife, exhibiting exceptional viewing opportunities for hikers, bird watchers and touring bicyclists.