Greider's Woods lies within the Tri-County Fish and Wildlife Area. There are large trees and excellent spring wildflower displays that include bloodroot, false Solomon's seal, prairie trillium, and sizeable colonies of large-flowered trillium.
Heron Pond lies just north of the preserve; floating logs on its surface are often crowded with snakes and turtles basking in the sun.
The Spear Lake Nature Trail is a relatively short loop that begins and end in upland oak-hickory forest, with a middle portion that descends into a broad stream valley. A sporadically available brochure describes numbered stations, though many are somewhat worse for wear.
Kosciusko County. From its intersection with IN 5 in Indian Village in western Noble County, go west 0.8 miles on 75 North. Then turn south and go 0.4 miles on 1200 West, then west 0.3 miles to a parking area on the right.
North 41 21.366 West 85 39.550
View Larger Map
Nearby Natural Areas
Habeck: Wild Indiana; Page 37
Indiana Department of Natural Resources
McPherson: Indiana Best Hikes; Page 65