Little Wabash River Nature Preserve

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Address 13310 Ernst Road, Roanoke, IN 46783
County Allen
Acreage 24.3 acres
Trail length 0.6 miles
Trail difficulty
Year Acquired 2004
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The Little Wabash River Nature Preserve is a place of trees. The land donor constructed a pond and planted cedar, cottonwood and willow trees around it. River birch grow along the trail, as well as scattered northern white oak and red maple on the higher ground. Interspersed are spruce, basswood, hickory, beech, elm, tulip, black cherry, sweetgum, dogwood, sumac and bald cypress — some growing adventitiously from planted specimens.

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years protecting forests, wetlands, native grasslands, prairie & working land