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James Nance Woods

  • Upland woods characterized by red and black oaks

  • Forest floor is carpeted by spring wildflowers in April & May.

  • A small pond provides a home to many amphibians.

This 14-acre upland woods west of Neoga, was donated to GPF in 2004 by Jean Nance. Jean was one of the early and active members of GPF. The woods are characterized by red and black oaks as well as a nice showing of spring wildflowers.

In Neoga, west on 6th St then turn on Trowbridge Road for 2.2 mi. to 3425E (Shelby Co. Rd).  North on 3425E for .9mi past two “S” curves to woods on the right.  Park along road.



County Road 3450 E, Neoga, IL 62447

Lat: 39.326113 Long: -88.499135

Directions to the Preserve

Preserve is open for public access dawn to dusk.

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Guidelines for visiting the Preserve

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