Nine Penny Branch Nature Preserve

Natural Areas: Nine Penny Branch Nature Preserve

State Designated Nature Preserve [#141; 1993]

Mostly dry stream bed with rock outcrops

Streambed during low water. Click to enlarge

Nine Penny Branch Nature Preserve features a block of old growth forest and a short trail that descends to a very scenic creek valley with an intermittent waterfall.


Clark County. From the intersection of IN 3 and IN 62 in Charlestown, northeast 0.4 miles on IN 62 to Monroe St, then left 0.3 miles to Tunnel Mill Rd, then right 2.5 miles to the parking area on the left.

GPS: N 38 28.432 W 85 38.077



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Nearby Natural Areas (miles)

Charlestown State Park (3.3)
White Oak Nature Preserve (15.7)
Chelsea Flatwoods (16.4)
Deam Lake State Recreation Area (17.9)
Falls of the Ohio State Park (18.9)