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Nature Center to M (Main Trail)

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A gently rolling trail past some rock outcroppings through a hardwood forest.


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Miles

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KM

Point to Point

712' 217 m

High

591' 180 m

Low

51' 16 m

Up

122' 37 m

Down

6%

Avg Grade (3°)

14%

Max Grade (8°)

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Features Fall Colors · Geological Significance · Wildlife

Need to Know

Restrooms are available when the Nature Center is open.

Description

The trail starts at the trail map board aside the parking lot and quickly leads into the woods and past some nice rock outcroppings just behind the nature center. The rocks gather icicles in the wintertime and are easy to explore. The trail continues to wind down into the valley giving an occasional glimpse of the lake in wintertime. This segment of the trail ends at the waypoint sign "M".

The trail is narrow and channels a lot of water, so it can stay muddy and crowded by vegetation. This hiking area is best after the leaves have dropped.

Contacts

Land Manager: IN DNR - Patoka Lake

Shared By:

Chris W

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Photos

The Jacob Moery Cabin that was moved from a nearby off-site location to the Nature Center for exhibition and interpretive programs.
Feb 17, 2020 near French…, IN
Icicles on rock outcropping.
Feb 16, 2020 near French…, IN

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