Places We Protect

Use this map or browse the list below to explore our preserves and places we protect in Indiana.

In addition to its Indianapolis office, the Indiana Chapter of The Nature Conservancy has six project offices located throughout the state.

Project Offices

Blue River

Brown County Hills

Kankakee Sands

Southern Lake Michigan Rim

Southwest Indiana Program

Wabash River

Western Lake Erie Basin

The Conservancy is currently, or historically has been, involved in the acquisition and management of the following Indiana nature preserves. The list is organized by region. 

Indiana Preserves


Barker Woods
Conrad Station Savanna
German Methodist Cemetery Prairie
Holley Savanna
Hoosier Prairie
Houghton Lake
Kankakee Sands
Moraine Nature Preserve
NIPSCO Savanna
Ober Sand Savanna
Spinn Prairie
Tefft Savanna Complex
Tolleston Strand Plain / Ivanhoe Dune & Swale
Trail Creek Fen


Bicentennial Woods
Douglas Woods
Eagle Marsh
Fawn River Fen
Manitou Island Wetlands
Marsh Lake Complex
Merry Lea
Olin Lake
Oppenheim Woods
Pipewort Pond
Swamp Angel

Central West

Big Walnut
Black Rock Barrens
Fall Creek Gorge
Fern Cliff
Goose Pond Fish & Wildlife Area
Hall Woods
Mossy Point
Pine Hills
Portland Arch


Ritchey Woods

Central East

Shrader-Weaver Woods
Ziegler Woods

South Central

Anderson Falls
Beanblossom Bottoms
Cedar Bluffs
Green's Bluff
Whip-poor-will Woods


Bluffs of Beaver Bend
Goose Pond Cypress Slough
Kramer Original Woods
Mackey Island
Orangeville Rise & Wesley Chapel Gulf/Lost River
Point Township Complex
Saunders Woods
Shooting Star Cliffs / Saalman Hollow
Thousand Acre Woods


Brock Sampson-Hardin Ridge
Chelsea Flatwoods
Guthrie Woods/ Tribbett Woods
Harrison County Glades / Teeple Glade
Ohio River Glades
Peccary Cave
Pennywort Cliffs
Twin Creek Valley & Henderson Park


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