Hickory Creek Preserve

The 1,541-acre Hickory Creek Preserve is home to trails through forest, wetland and prairie habitats, and two picnic shelters.


About Hickory Creek Preserve

Hickory Creek Preserve protects a diversity of habitats, including forest, prairie, savanna, wetland and a portion of Hickory Creek.

Wildlife found at the preserve includes more than 50 bird species, such as the pileated woodpecker, yellow-rumped warbler, brown creeper and hermit thrush.

The preserve is also home to a variety of plant species, including lead plant, beechwood sedge, yellow trout lily, prairie gentian and wild senna.

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