Gibson Woods Nature Preserve

6201 Parrish Ave.
Hammond, IN 46323- Map It
Phone: (219) 844-3188

AAA Editor Notes

Gibson Woods Nature Preserve is off I-80/94 Kennedy Ave. exit, n. to 169th Ave., then e. to 6201 Parrish Ave. The 178-acre preserve features the Environmental Awareness Center with reptiles, nature displays and mounted wildlife. Nature trails through the inland dune and swale complex allow for exploration of the preserve. Animals and bicycles are not permitted in the preserve.
Hours: Preserve Tues.-Sun. 9-5, Mar.-Oct.; 9-4, Nov. 1 to mid-Dec. and early Jan.-Feb 28. Environmental Awareness Center Tues.-Sun. 11-4, early Jan. to mid-Dec. Closed major holidays. Allow 2 hours minimum.