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- Bachner Nature Preserve
- Granville Sand Barrens and Roy Whistler Wildlife Area
- Black Rock Barrens Heischman-McAdams Reserve
- Black Rock Nature Preserve
- Boehning Nature Reserve
- Cranberry Marsh Wildlife Area- Conservation Easement
- Fisher Oak Savanna Nature Preserve
- Gladys & Al Wright Rock Creek Nature Reserve
- Hewitt Estate
- Holley Savanna
- Indian Creek Basin
- Justice Farms
- Kohnkes’ Little Pine Valley
- Mary I Gerard Nature Preserve
- Phil and Joan Ferguson Nature Preserve
- Moyer Gould Woods
- Pecan Basin Cates/Clawson Reserve
- Shawnee Bottoms Bodine Tract
- Shepherd Swamp
- Wabash Bottoms Janssen Tract
- Walnut Fork Wildlife Refuge
- Weaver Family Nature Reserve
- Weiler-Leopold Nature Reserve
- The Ranch
- Mulvey Pond
- Martin Estate
- Hoffman Easement
- Wise Island
- Wright Wildlife Corridor
- Rock River Farm
- Calvert & Porter National Natural Landmark
- Potawatomi Trail
- Frogs’ Glory
- Peter’s Mill
- Bershire-Tarnowski Forest Preserve
- Mussel Shoals
- Heron Bottoms
- Stoutsburg Savanna Nature Preserve
- Wildcat Creek Reflections
Moyer Gould Woods
Moyer Gould Woods had been in the Moyer and Gould family since prior to the civil war. Early conservationists, the woods have been enrolled in the Classified Forest program for over 60 years. The family had a few light timber harvests on the property over the years.
With over half mile of Tippecanoe River frontage and 80’ hills overlooking the river. Moyer Gould Woods protects outstanding scenery and wildlife habitat.
The property has three springs originating on the property as well as seeps, filled with skunk cabbage. In a few portions of the property conglomerate bedrock crops up with walking ferns and a variety of mosses.
Portions of the property were formerly grazed, in some of these areas there is a substantial garlic mustard population. NICHES will be working to eradicate this species from the site. Click here for information in regards to volunteering at this site and others.
Interesting things to see and do
The spring wildflower display is outstanding with large populations of dutchmans breeches, blue phlox, jack in the pulpit, red trillium, hepatica, mayapples, fire pink, etc.
The best time to visit for wildflowers is from early April through May.
How to Get There
The lane to the parking lot is lined with Black Walnuts.
1 1/4 miles north of the intersection of SR 18 and US 421
Roughly 8 miles south of the US 421 bridge over the Tippecanoe River on the south side of Monticello
1 1/2 mile loop trail
Gravelly slopes are easily eroded. Please stay on the trail particularly on the slopes down to the river.