Bell-Croft Nature Preserve

Natural Areas: Bell-Croft Nature Preserve

State Designated Nature Preserve [#158; 1997]

Footpath through the trees at Bell-Croft Nature Preserve

Footpath at Bell-Croft. Click to enlarge

Indiana DNR describes Bell-Croft Nature Preserve as a “mixed old-growth” flatwoods community. Follow the trail north from the parking area along a narrow strip of trees to reach a loop that explores the main part of the preserve. Nice trees and wildflowers.


Jay County. From IN 1 X IN 67, go northeast 5.0 miles on IN 67 to 300 South. Turn left and go 0.7 mile to the tiny parking lot on the north side of 300 South.

GPS: N 40 23.655 W 85 05.110



Finder Sketch

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Nearby Natural Areas (miles)

McVey Memorial Forest (11.1)
Bibler Nature Preserve (12.5)
Loblolly Marsh (13.6)