Site Details

Jacob Krumm Nature Preserve--Skinner Ridge Access - Jasper County

GPS Coordinates: 41.702778, -92.793335

Management: County

Description: Jacob Krumm Nature Preserve, managed by Jasper County, has three access areas. Skinner Ridge Access is a small parking area on the west side of the preserve. A long mowed trail system connects the eastern and western portions of the preserve. An observation tower is located on Skinner Ridge.

Habitat: A 25-acre manmade lake, several smaller ponds, wetland, oak savanna, woodland, and tallgrass prairie provide a variety of habitats for birds.

Directions: In eastern Jasper County, just north of I-80. Take exit 179, go north on Hwy. T-38, then go east on Jacob Ave. Access points are along this road.