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Drew Woods State Nature Preserve

Preserving 15 acres in Darke County

Only 15 acres in size, Drew Woods is the best remaining old growth woods in this region. The canopy is dominated by very large white, swamp white, bur and Shumard's oak as well as by white ash and shagbark hickory.

A few rare species including pumpkin ash, grove sandwort and tiger salamanders have also been documented at this preserve. The woods has a fine display of spring flora.

Local Directions

Located in Champaign County, 4 miles south of Urbana on U.S. Rte 68, then west on Woodburn Rd for 1 mile to signed entrance and parking lot.

Special Features

Spring Wildflowers

  • Stately oaks
  • Excellent spring wildflowers

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