Do you love the great outdoors? Take a hike! The Vandolah Nature Preserve (16151 Tother Road, Leo, IN 46765) is a wonderful refuge in this busy world. Owned by The Acres' Land Trust, this preserve contains 47 acres (45.5 of the 47 acres have been dedicated through IDNR's Division of Nature Preserves) with a 1.5 mile loop trail.
Away from computers, phones and automobiles nature's balm will soothe your soul! Take a hike down steep ravines, through old fields to a bluff with views of Cedar Creek As you walk you may see some Great Blue Herons, Green Herons, Hooded Mergansers, and Wood Ducks in the preserve's marsh. You might even see some deer, raccoons, beavers, minks and foxes. No matter what you see, your soul will be satisfied.
You can hike rain or shine, so dress according to the weather and possibly muddy trails. No gear is necessary to enjoy the preserves! Just bring your curiosity, sense of discovery and maybe a companion.
ACRES' Land Trust properties are free to the public. So, a hike at The Vandolah Nature Preserve in any families' or person's budget.