Powell Nature Preserve

Natural Areas: Powell Nature Preserve


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Powell Nature Preserve has a relatively short lollipop trail that follows a stream and then circles an open meadow. Look for goldenrod, ironweed, and jewelweed, along with monarchs, swallowtails, and other butterflies in late summer.


Monroe County. From IN 46 x Matthews Rd in Ellettsville, north 1.4 miles on Matthews, then left on Mt. Tabor Rd. Go 5.3 miles to Brighton Rd, then left 0.3 miles to parking on the left.

GPS: N 39 19.686 W 86 38.045



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Nearby Natural Areas (miles)

Beanblossom Bottoms (6.2)
McCormick's Creek State Park (8.2)
Porter West Nature Preserve (12.8)
Greens Bluff (14.3)
Leonard Springs Nature Park (18.1)
Morgan-Monroe State Forest (18.5)