This trail system is slated for retirement. It will close to the public Dec. 31, 2021 as part of ACRES’ comprehensive plan to update visitor amenities at our nature preserves. Learn more at acreslandtrust.org/raisingourstandards
Originally part of the 13,000-acre Limberlost Swamp and forest made famous by naturalist and author Gene Stratton-Porter, this preserve is the site of Brushwood School House, mentioned in StrattonPorter’s Girl of the Limberlost. On this property, visitors can look for and find the birds, trees and wildflowers described in Stratton-Porter’s books.