Comprised of restored prairie and wetland, Reeds Run Wildlife Area lies just off the eastern shore of Big Spirit Lake and along the Dickinson County trail system.
This is a great opportunity to view the 43-acre site that Spirit Lake Protective Association and INHF are working hard this summer to permanently protect. Project leaders will be there to answer questions about the protection, and a naturalist can answer all your questions about the wetlands, prairie, wildlife and water quality benefits of this place.
No registration is required and the hike is open to all ages. The hike is classified as a difficulty level 2 out of 3 because of long grass and uneven ground. Otherwise, the hike is not particularly strenuous. Participants will meet at the Dickinson County Nature Center and travel to the site together.
Hike the Wild is sponsored on the fourth Tuesday of each month by Dickinson County Conservation. Naturalists lead two-hour experiences on natural lands in the county. For other Hike the Wild events, see the Dickinson County Conservation Board's website.
More information about Reed's Run Wildlife Area and how to support the project can be found in INHF's current projects.
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