The Conversation Department regulates this land of nearly 5000 acres to maintain and protect riparian habitat along Spring River. The lands vary from the rich bottom land soil along Spring River to rocky, upland soils. Presently, the area is 69 percent open range and 30 percent timber, with most of the timber along the river.
The area contains a 4-acre lake and 26 ponds. Hunting, fishing, camping, hiking, nature study, frogging and a nature trail are open to the public.
Address: 2 miles northwest on Hwy 96
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