Visitors to this preserve will find a peaceful retreat through a variety of habitats. As you enter the preserve, veer left (west) for trails through rolling upland woods bisected by 20-foot deep ravines caused by natural erosion. In the fall, oak, hickory, beech and black cherry trees put on a colorful display of changing leaves.
Continue straight (north) for a loop through Pehkokia’s grassland area where, in summer, you’ll enjoy the blooms of field flowers field flowers like compass plant, purple coneflower and rattlesnake master. In the warmer months, you’ll also find waterfowl and sunbathing turtles in the preserve’s two ponds.