Moyer-Gould Woods

Moyer-Gould Woods is predominantly comprised of open oak woodlands on rolling hills bordering the Tippecanoe River. The property features springs, seeps filled with skunk cabbage; and conglomerate bedrock outcrops with walking ferns and a variety of mosses within the forested matrix.

The bottom land woods along the river features an abundant population of Paw-Paw trees. Listen to the Paw-Paw Audio Story by Living on Earth, Public Radio International’s Environmental News Magazine.


Activites

  • Bird Watching
  • Fishing
  • Mushroom Harvesting Allowed
  • Trails
  • Wildflowers


History of Acquisition and Property

With over half mile of Tippecanoe River frontage and 77 acres of hills overlooking the river. Moyer Gould Woods protects outstanding scenery and wildlife habitat. The oak hickory woodlands feature raccoon, deer, squirrels, wild turkey, fox, and many other fauna.

The spring woodland wildflower display is outstandingly rich with large populations of Dutchman’s breeches, blue phlox, jack in the pulpit, red trillium, hepatica, mayapples, fire pink, among many other spectacular and subtle blooms.


How to Get There

Moyer Gould Woods address is 4620 N US 421, Delphi IN. The lane to the parking lot is lined with Black Walnuts. 1 1/4 miles north of the intersection of SR 18 and US 421 Roughly 8 miles south of the US 421 bridge over the Tippecanoe River on the south side of Monticello.



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Seasonal Features

Visit between early April and end of May to witness the showcase of wildflower blooms.


Parking

Gravel lot


Number of Acres

77


Trail Description

Trails feature excellent topography and wander down to river and throughout woods