Shawnee Bottoms
Nature Preserve

Natural Areas: Shawnee Bottoms Nature Preserve


This NICHES preserve is part of their impressive complex of properties along the Wabash River. A series of acquisitions has brought the total acreage of this preserve to well over 400. It offers an elongated figure eight trail of more than three miles, part of which traverses the remains of the former Wabash and Erie Canal towpath. Upland portions add to the habitat variety; plentiful spring wildflowers and birds.


Trail Map


trail map

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Directions


Fountain County. From the hamlet of Fountain, northeast on Adams Street, curving northwest a block on Monroe, then right on 300 West for 1.0 mile to a parking area on the left.

GPS: N 40 14.080 W 87 19.163


Facilities


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Finder Sketch


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