The 100-acre Indian Kill Preserve follows the banks of the Indian Kill. The Preserve contains a
number of diverse habitats including native hardwood forest, conifer plantations, and wetlands.
The Preserve is a beautiful area for hiking, nature study, fishing, cross-country skiing, and
The Preserve is also a noteworthy place for wildflowers in the spring, and a variety of fern
species. Hepatica, trout lilies, trillium, cohosh, toothwort, and jack-in-the-pulpits bloom along
the stream banks. Eleven species of ferns grow along the trails, emphasizing the diverse habitats
of the area, moist stream banks, wetlands, cool north-facing bluffs and the dry sandy uplands.
Directions: Travel north on route 50 to Glenridge Road. Turn right on Glenridge Road and go
1.3 miles to traffic signal at Maple Ave. Turn left and go 0.4 miles to parking lot on left at
junction of Maple Avenue and Hetcheltown Road. Parking is on the left.