Spicer Lake

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  • Located on County Line Road, north of the Toll Road, in New Carlisle
  • 320 acres with trails along wetlands, woods and old-growth fields

Unique Features

  • Home to several endangered plants and animals
  • A boardwalk takes visitors through a portion of the wetland
  • Flora and Fauna of Spicer Lake (PDF)

Activities Available

  • Hiking - Printable Trail Map (PDF)
  • Birding
  • Nature center

Educational Programs for Schools

  • Habitat studies and use of Wetlab
  • Nature hikes

Useful Documents

  1. Flora and Fauna of Spicer Lake (PDF)
  2. Spicer Lake Brochure (PDF)
  3. Spicer Lake Driving Directions (PDF)
  4. Spicer Lake Map (PDF)
  5. Spicer Lake Master Plan 2014-2018 (PDF)
  6. Spicer Lake Trail Map (PDF)