Taps & Treks

Acres Along The Wabash 182 S.E. SR 116, Bluffton, IN

Take a frosty hike along the forested banks of the Wabash River. Join us afterward for a "treat yourself" stop at The Parlor Brewing Company.

First Day Hike: McNabb-Walter Nature Preserve

McNabb-Walter Nature Preserve 16138 Davis Road, Spencerville, IN

First hikes give you the ability to ring in the New Year with invigoration! Explore the old-growth maple woods of McNabb-Walter Nature Preserve and welcome 2024 with movement and camaraderie.

First Day Hike: Wildwood

Wildwood 409 E. SR 14, Silver Lake, IN

First hikes allow you to ring in the New Year with invigoration! Enjoy a walk through Wildwood, home to various habitats, including a small pond, a forest, wetlands, prairie and agricultural acreage and welcome 2024 with movement and camaraderie.

Java Jaunt

Heinzerling Family Five Points Nature Preserve 6800 CR 7A, Garrett, IN

Bundle up and take a stroll through the ravines along Black Creek. Join us afterward for a “treat yourself” stop at The Grind Coffee House.

Winter Creek Stomp (Member Event)

Hathaway Preserve at Ross Run 1866 E. Baumbauer Road, Wabash, IN

Ross Run in winter is spectacular! 20' icicles, frozen waterfalls and fossils. Depending on the weather, we'll walk either through frigid water or on ice. Make sure to choose appropriate footwear and consider bringing dry shoes and socks for after! This is a Members Event, so if you're not already a member, become one today! ...

World Wetlands Day Hike

Ropchan Memorial 6830 N. 750 W., Orland, IN

Celebrate World Wetlands Day on the trails with ACRES Stewardship crew. Learn about the unique wetlands ACRES protects forever, and take a selfie with the bog at Ropchan Memorial! Space is limited. RSVP to [email protected] or 260-637-2273 by January 31.

Swift Hike & Bald Eagle Watch

Hanging Rock National Natural Landmark 4552 E. Hanging Rock Road, Lagro, IN

Caravan along with us to several ACRES preserves. Take a quick hike at each preserve to watch for bald eagles soaring along the ravines and waterways. Space is limited! RSVP to [email protected] or 260-637-2273 by February 22.