Celebrate ACRES’ protected natural places and trails with local groups who love to explore.

Wild Walkers

Group explores Northeast Indiana
Presented by Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation, regularly held on ACRES preserves
2nd & 4th Fridays

Wild Walkers is an adult hiking group that meets the second and fourth Fridays of each month for a walk on the wild side. Each hike features a different natural area in the region (parks, wetlands, nature preserve, etc.) and carpooling is available when necessary.

Many of the group’s hikes are held in ACRES preserves. See their calendar for details.

If you are looking for friendship and fun, exercise and beautiful scenery. Wild Walkers will provide.

Questions? Contact Eden Lamb at 260.427.6008 or [email protected]

Outdoor Adventurers of Northeast Indiana (OANI)

Group explores Northeast Indiana
A self-organized group through Meetup
Regular events at varying times

This group is a place to find other people that love the outdoors as much as you do. OANI is a group open to the inexperienced outdoor enthusiast to the more experienced…willing to try new adventures together! They share many activities such as: Short hikes/walks for exercise, hiking, backpacking, canoe/kayaking, camping, survival training, cave exploring, mountain biking, weekend cabin and/or camp trips, obstacle courses, whitewater rafting, and winter outdoor activities. This is a group of outdoor enthusiasts who want to enjoy good company, great fun, and beautiful scenery, and a little exercise (as a bonus).

Take a Stroll Saturdays 

Explores Noble County
Presented by the Noble County Parks and Recreational Board and partners
Saturdays, May – October

“Take a Stroll Saturdays,” sponsored by the Noble County Parks and Recreational Board,  promotes the recreational facilities that Noble County contains, but which may be unfamiliar with many of the residents of the County.

The events are held on a variety of Noble County trails, including an ACRES preserve. See flyer for information.

Does your group lead public hikes through ACRES preserves? Let us know and we’ll promote your group here. Contact Lettie Haver at 260.637.2273 ext. 8 or [email protected]

Happy trails!