Black Creek, which flows first into Little Cedar Creek and then into Cedar Creek, weaves through the preserve. The preserve protects vibrant wetlands, agriculture acreage, an oxbow stream and a small forested wetland system.
In the fall, visitors can enjoy a colorful foliage display. In the spring, the woodland floor is covered with wildflowers such as Dutchman’s breeches, wild geranium, bloodroot and several species of trillium.
The preserve also has considerable local history: An interurban rail line and Five Points School once existed on the property. Carl Heinzerling, who purchased the property in the 1920s, was a co-founder of the famed Creek Chub Bait Co. His grandchildren protected this land.