There are few wonders of the natural world more beautiful or anticipated than autumn coming to the eastern deciduous forest. Summer’s prolific emeralds drain from the trees and their canopies, leaving the landscape painted in a mosaic of scarlet, orange and yellow...
This winter and spring, a new parking area was completed at the preserve, including a smooth packed surface topped with gravel, a split rail fence and a permanent kiosk providing preserve information at the entrance. Additional improvements include 1.5 miles of newly “cut in” trail.
Experience the amazing view from atop Allen Knob at dusk
Visitors are invited to visit Shallenberger State Nature Preserve on Friday, September 5 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. for a nighttime hike.