ACRES Hikes & Events

ACRES offers a variety of events throughout our region, all year long. Events are held rain or shine, sleet or snow. We love sharing the natural world with you in all seasons. To check the status of an event please call 260-637-2273 or email [email protected]

Please stay home if you feel ill or have recently been exposed to someone with COVID-19. In accordance with CDC guidelines, masks are encouraged at all indoor events. Thank you!

Book Discussion for Members

FRIDAY, MAY 20, 6–7:30 pm

ALLEN COUNTY | ACRES Land Trust Office
1802 Chapman Road, Huntertown, IN 46748

Take time this spring to listen to a podcast episode, and read several essays and selected chapters from author Robin Wall Kimmerer. Gather with other readers on the deck to discuss your observations and explore themes. Space is limited. Contact [email protected] or 260-637-2273 for a list of discussion material, or to RSVP by May 18

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Wing Haven Spring Celebration

SATURDAY, MAY 21, 1–5 pm

180 W. 400 N. Angola, IN 46703

Celebrate the spring season among the ravines and lakes of Wing Haven. Local artist Matt Mabis will present an original work that was commissioned as part of our 200 Year Ecological Reflections project at this preserve. Learn more about the project and see previously submitted work:

National Trails Day

Acres Along the Wabash

SATURDAY, JUNE 4, 2–3:30 pm

WELLS COUNTY | Acres Along the Wabash
182 S.E. SR 116, Bluffton, IN 46714

Join us on a hike along the ravines and bluffs of the Wabash River.


Author Robin Wall Kimmerer to visit JUNE 15–16

ACRES is proud to host Robin Wall Kimmerer, author of Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants, June 15–16, 2022.

Her visit is made possible by the Edward D. and Ione Auer Foundation as well as a generous Allen County couple and will include a book discussion with Q&A session and book signing, plus lots more fun! Click here for more details.

In addition to our public hikes & events, we also offer guided hikes and presentations to private groups. From youth groups, to senior clubs, we’d love to share the trails and our story with you and your group!