Boone Creek Barrens





Location: From I-64, take SR 66 south through Sulphur, Sulphur Springs and Oriole; turn left on Alton Road, just over a mile south. Follow Alton, keeping to the right at the fork; the preserve starts in a mile and a quarter, on the south side of the road.

Description: Not Visited. Steep hills, oaks and prairie; the barrens are openings in the wooded areas. Some rare plants. 144 acres.

Nearby Points of Interest: Saalman Hollow; Hoosier National Forest

Cautions: In Perry County; wear insect repellent and check for ticks.

Ownership: The Nature Conservancy


National Forest