STATE NATURE PRESERVE - 159 ACRES
Extensive woodland with spring wildflowers; important stopover for migratory birds.
Among the abundant spring wildflowers found in this mixed swamp woods are several species uncommon to Allen County including swamp saxifrage, Virginia bluebells, green dragon, fire pink and blue cohosh.
Near the southern end of Kendrick Woods, a flowing artesian sulphur spring is located along the south tail, adjacent to Six Mile Creek.
Located in Allen County approximately 10 miles west of Lima. Take SR 81 west to Defiance Trail. The preserve is located 1/2 mile north on the west side of Defiance Trail. Parking, nature trails and restrooms available.
This preserve is managed by the Johnny Appleseed Park District. For more information, call 419-221-1232.