Barker Woods

Tucked away in Michigan City, in plain sight, is a 30-acre nature preserve. Barker Woods, a Shirley Heinze Land Trust property, is a rare gem in an urban area. This island of old-growth forest holds a diverse array of shrubs while herbs also dot the grounds.

Website: http://www.heinzetrust.org

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444 Barker Rd., Michigan City, IN 46360

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