Mossy Point Nature Preserve
Size: 93 acres
Ownership: Central Indiana Land Trust
Location and Access
. No marked trails
The nature preserve is located 2 miles west of
Annapolis. . From the intersection of US 36 and US 41 in Rockville, Indiana head north on US 41 about 6.5 miles, to Annapolis Rd. Turn left (west) and follow Annapolis Rd through several turns to a stop sign. Go straight through the stop sign and onto the gravel road. As soon as the gravel road veers south, turn right (west) onto a gravel
drive at a mailbox marked 5922. The sign for Mossy Point will be through the gate and ahead on your right.
Mossy Point is characterized by dramatic high ridges interspersed with shady ravines and views
of Sugar Creek, one of Indiana’s most scenic and natural rivers. The high, dry ridges found throughout the
property are crowned with white oak and shagbark hickory. Rocky points extending down to the creek host
mature stands of eastern hemlock. Mossy Point Nature Preserve is host to a number of breeding populations of
forest interior birds,
Central Indiana Land Trust, 1500 N. Delaware St, Indianapolis, IN 46202. (317) 631-5263.
Division of Nature Preserves Central Regional Ecologist,