Preserve Map

Select a preserve on the map to learn more.

Preserve Map
Seidner Dune & Swale Bayless Dune Ivanhoe South Green Heron Pond John Merle Coulter Great Marsh Gordon & Faith Greiner Hidden Prairie & Ivory Wetlands Bur Oak Woods Cressmoor Prairie Walnut Woods Meadowbrook Hildebrand Lake Keith Richard Walner J. Timothy Ritchie Wykes-Plampin Dale B. Engquist Father Basil Moreau Barker Woods Ambler Flatwoods Myrna J. Newgent Lydick Bog

Seidner Dune & Swale

Seidner Dune and Swale Nature Preserve

This dedicated Indiana state nature preserve is located is located along the Grand Calumet River in Hammond.

Bayless Dune

Bayless Dune Nature Preserve
This 16-acre preserve tucked into the neighborhoods of Miller Beach features steep dunes and ravines.

Ivanhoe South

Ivanhoe South Nature Preserve

A remnant of globally rare dune and swale landscape, Ivanhoe South is located on the west side of Gary, just off US 12/20.

Green Heron Pond

Green Heron Pond Nature Preserve

Located in the Miller Beach neighborhood of Gary, Green Heron Pond is accessible by special permission or guided tour only.

John Merle Coulter

John Merle Coulter Nature Preserve

This state-dedicated nature preserve is located on the northwest side of Portage, between US 12 and US 20 on County Line Road.

Great Marsh

Great Marsh Nature Preserve

Located within the town of Beverly Shores, Great Marsh is an excellent spot for birding enthusiasts.

Gordon & Faith Greiner

Gordon & Faith Greiner Nature Preserve

With a diversity of natural habitats, Gordon & Faith Greiner Nature Preserve is located on the west side of Hobart, near I-65 and Ridge Rd.

Hidden Prairie & Ivory Wetlands

Hidden Prairie Ivory Wetlands Nature Preserve

Located on the west side of Hobart, these sensitive parcels are accessible by special permission or guided tour only.

Bur Oak Woods

Bur Oak Woods Nature Preserve

Featuring rare bur oak savanna, Bur Oak Woods is located on the West Side of Hobart, just off 49th and Liverpool Rd.

Cressmoor Prairie

Cressmoor Prairie Nature Preserve

Featuring rare black-soil prairie, Cressmoor Prairie is located in Hobart, off of Lake Park Avenue and 37th Avenue.

Walnut Woods

Walnut Woods Nature Preserve

Walnut Woods is located southwest of Valparaiso, off of 600 W and 50 N.

Meadowbrook

Meadowbrook Nature Preserve

Meadowbrook Nature Preserve features 4 miles of trails, and is located northwest of Valpraiso, just off Meridian and 700 N. The offices of the Shirley Heinze Land Trust are located at Meadowbrook Nature Preserve.

Hildebrand Lake

Located northeast of Westville in New Durham Township, Hildebrand Lake Nature Preserve is accessible by special permission or guided tour only.

Keith Richard Walner

Keith Richard Walner Nature Preserve

Featuring a paddling launch as well as 1.7 miles of trails, Keith Richard Walner Nature Preserve is located on the north side of Chesterton, off Calumet Road north of Indian Boundary.

J. Timothy Ritchie

J. Timothy Ritchie Nature Preserve

Located along the banks of Sand Creek, J. Timothy Ritchie Nature Preserve is on the northeast side of Chesterton, off Indian Boundary and Wake Robin Drive.

Wykes-Plampin

Wykes Plampin Nature Preserve

Located along the Little Calumet River, Wykes-Plampin Nature Preserve is on the northeast side of Chesterton, off Indian Boundary and Brummitt Road.

Dale B. Engquist

Wykes Plampin Nature Preserve

Located on the northeast side of Chesterton, Dale B. Engquist Nature Preserve is adjacent to the Heron Rookery unit of Dunes National Park, off 1300N and 450E.

Father Basil Moreau

Father Basil Moreau Nature Preserve

Located near the Town of Pines in Pine Township, Father Basil Moreau Nature Preserve is accessible by special permission or guided tour only.

Barker Woods

Barker Woods Nature Preserve

Located in Michigan City, Barker Woods Nature Preserve is located just east of Cleveland Avenue on Barker Road.

Ambler Flatwoods

Ambler Flatwoods Nature Preserve

Located on the east side of Michigan City, Ambler Flatwoods Nature Preserve is located on Meer Road, south of US 12.

Myrna J. Newgent

Myrna J. Newgent Nature Preserve

Located southeast of Rolling Prairie in Wills Township, Myrna J. Newgent Nature Preserve is accessible by special permission or guided tour only.

Lydick Bog

Lydick Bog Nature Preserve

Located west of South Bend, Lydick Bog Nature Preserve is located on US 20.