A Guide to Natural Areas of Northern Indiana (Paperback)

125 Unique Places to Explore (Indiana Natural Science)

By Steven Higgs

Indiana University Press, 9780253039217, 440pp.

Publication Date: March 25, 2019

List Price: 30.00*
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Beautiful and pristine, the natural areas of Indiana are perfect for nature lovers with a desire to explore. Featuring more than 140 beautiful color photos, A Guide to Natural Areas of Northern Indiana showcases the region's unique ecosystems and includes descriptions of the flora, fauna, geology, history, and recreational opportunities. For those who want excitement, there is information on hiking, camping, bird watching, horseback riding, boating, and more.

Environmental writer and photographer Steven Higgs takes readers to the most exquisite natural areas across the region, including the JD Marshall underwater shipwreck preserve in Lake Michigan, the Indiana Dunes State Park, the Hoosier Prairie Nature Preserve, the Valparaiso Moraine, Spicer Lake, and many more.

A must-have book for the explorer or nature lover, A Guide to Natural Areas of Northern Indiana is the perfect resource for travelers who want to learn more about the region's distinctive natural heritage.

About the Author

Steven Higgs is an award-winning environmental writer and photographer and author of A Guide to Natural Areas of Southern Indiana and Eternal Vigilance: Nine Tales of Environmental Heroism in Indiana.