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Celery Bog Nature Area

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Celery Bog Nature Area

The Celery Bog Nature Area is approximately 195 acres and contains the 4.3 mile paved Cattail Trail and a 1.5 mile footpath with interpretive signs and two viewing decks. You'll find some unusual plants and the opportunity to view nearly 120 different species of birds. Rabbits, coyotes, opossums and other small mammals dwell there, as well as many amphibious creatures-all attracted to its rich and unique wetland habitat.  It is listed by DNR's Indiana Natural Heritage Program as one of the "significant sites" in the state. The Lilly Nature Center at the Celery Bog adds opportunities for exhibits and educational activities. Programs offered throughout the year. Family Environmental Fun Packs are available for checkout from the Lilly Nature Center. The Lilly Nature Center is closed the remainder of 2020 due to COVID-19.

Contact Information

Celery Bog Nature Area
1620 Lindberg Road
West Lafayette, IN 47906

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765-497-7158

Visitor Information

  • ADA accessible

Things To Do

  • Hiking
  • biking
  • birdwatching
  • nature observation

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