Why You Should Visit
Steep forested, sandstone cliffs, lush wooded ravines, and a profusion of ferns and bryophytes characterize this popular preserve. Its unique vegetation makes the preserve a botanists’ floral paradise.
Interior Low Plateau
State Nature Preserve, 1988 & 1996
National Natural Landmark, 1980
Owned & Managed By
The Nature Conservancy
Department of Nature Preserves, Indiana Heritage Trust and the Joe. C. Emerson Memorial Fund
What The Nature Conservancy is Doing/has Done
The Nature Conservancy staff, along with our devoted volunteer stewards, work to stem the invasion of autumn olive (Elaeagnus umbellata), an exotic species threatening to crowd out native plant species.