Laura Hare Nature Preserve at Downey Hill

Contact Info
Address:Valley Branch Road , Nashville, IN 47448

The Laura Hare Nature Preserve at Downey Hill is a rugged preserve that helps form a huge block of continuous forest habitat, protected forever for the benefit of songbirds, raptors, and box turtles. This trail, built by the Hoosier Hikers Council, will take you on a beautiful journey from the ridge-line to the valley and back. You have the option to walk the easy portion along an old road, or do the loop for a more rugged hike.

Features: steep hills, brilliant colors, seasonal ponds, cerulean warblers
Acres: 593
Trail: the entire loop trail and gravel road are open, totaling 6 miles

Check out the Sycamore Land Trust website for more info and directions to the trail head.


Hiking | Outdoor Adventure