Plain Grove Fens Natural Area

Important Notice

Please stay out of the residential and barnyard areas, and do not enter the fenced fields. Follow the mowed path from the parking area along the fenced fields to access the further sections of the preserve.

Mature forest, old fields, stream and active agricultural land.


  • Plain Grove Township, Lawrence County

Dates Acquired



Approximately 394 acres

Recreational Activities


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Plan Your Visit

GPS Coordinates: 41.054927, -80.159532

Directions to the Preserve

Interactive Preserve Map