Northeast Indiana Birding Opportunities - Fox Island County Park
Fox Island County Park is a 605 acre park located in southwest Allen County. Within this park, 270 acres are dedicated as a State Nature Preserve.
Highlights there have included Pileated Woodpecker, Fox Sparrow and Eastern Towhee. Stockbridge Audubon Society has spring and fall field trips here as well as a Big Sit in October.
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7324 Yohne Road
Fort Wayne, Indiana
Easily accessible from I69 at exit 302, west on US 24 to Ellison Road to Yohne Road.
Hours: Park is open 9:00 am – 7:00 pm. Nature Center is open 9:00 – 5:00 pm seven days a week.
Ownership: Citizens of Allen County and operated by Allen County Parks and Recreation board.
Admission: gate admission is $2 per person unless a member of Fox Island Alliance or Allen County Parks
Restrictions: Roads and some trails can go underwater in heavy rains. Mosquitoes can be bothersome in the summer months.
Parking: Parking at the Nature Center and the Vera Dulin Wildlife Building
Nearby Amenities: There are restrooms at the Nature Center and Vera Dulin Wildlife Building and at Bowman Lake. The nature center has a gift shop. There are picnic areas and nearby restaurants and lodging on Jefferson Blvd.
Phone Number: (260) 449-3180
Written by: Don Gorney
Photo by: Shari McCollough