Sticking close to our core mission of protecting local land, the majority of places protected by ACRES and its members are closed to the public.

Some preserves are closed to protect sensitive areas or natural features.
Others are life estates, where a land donor lives and retains land use rights.

Adams County


NameAcreage
Munro Nature Preserve25.6

Allen County


NameAcreage
Cedar Creek Bottoms Nature Preserve11
Cedar Creek Nature Preserve17
Chuck and Sharon Bodenhafer8
Cypress Meadow19
D and J Eel River22
Dorothy and Ray Garman Nature Preserve84
Ellenwood Nature Preserve4
Emanuel M. Popp Nature Preserve76
Emilian Woods11
Founders Forest210
Herman F. Hammer Wald Nature Preserve70
James M. & Patricia D. Barrett Oak Hill Nature Preserve108
Jessie’s Woods Nature Preserve30
Little Cedar Creek Wildlife Sanctuary Nature Preserve19
Little Wabash River Nature Preserve24
Mackel Nature Preserve34
Maumee River Overlook1
Mills-Black Nature Preserve11
Orion Woods30
Raymond and Mildred Wetter Nature Preserve40
Shure Acre1

Blackford County


NameAcreage
Kenneth Goble Nature Preserve98

Defiance County, Ohio


NameAcreage
Preston Island23

DeKalb County


NameAcreage
Claxton Woods93
James M. & Patricia D. Barrett Oak Hill Nature Preserve139
Sliger Protected Land18

Elkhart County


NameAcreage
Caprarotta Family Natural Area29
Eby Bog33
Wesdorp Nature Preserve38

Fulton County


NameAcreage
Steve Richie36

Huntington County


NameAcreage
Doerman Nature Preserve38
Little River Landing53
Philip and Jean Ross Preserve23
Victory Noll Acres107

Jay County


NameAcreage
Madison Township School Nature Preserve27.3

Kosciusko County


NameAcreage
Eastlake48

Lagrange County


NameAcreage
Draper32
G. Richard and Mary H. Culp Nature Preserve20
Grass Lake102
Indian River Nature Preserve29
Marsh Wren Nature Preserve50
Martin Lake Nature Preserve5
Quog Lake126
Raber32
Stark Nature Preserve41

Miami County


NameAcreage
Walter H. and E. Marie Myers Nature Preserve on Flowers Creek157

Noble County


NameAcreage
Clock Creek35
Detering Nature Preserve54
Kate M. Raber and James R. Johnson62
Little Lake24
Nevin Nature Preserve99
Ralph F. Gates1
Sauga Swamp68
Tamarack Nature Preserve10

Paulding County, Ohio


NameAcreage
Black Swamp Audubon Sanctuary74
Dunakin Woods26

St. Joseph County


NameAcreage
Motts57

Steuben County


NameAcreage
Fellows Preserve20
Judge Roger O. De Bruler Preserve40
Koch Forest24
Lee Family Perfect Lake Nature Preserve84
Woodland Bog20

Wabash County


NameAcreage
protected land96

Wells County


NameAcreage
Anna Brand Hammer Reserve40
Hurb and Francis Fuller Woods56
Peace Farm Nature Preserve24

Whitley County


NameAcreage
Kessler Nature Preserve1
Richey Woods Nature Preserve135

Williams County, Ohio


NameAcreage
Montpelier Woods14