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116 North Main Street
Monticello, IN 47960
Population (1990): 13599
40.762556 N, 86.754999 W
Botanical Gardens (765-792-0325) Located at 1845 North on County Road
400 East, Tippecanoe County. Wander through the trails of this wooded area with
numerous cultivated and natural plants. Open to the public (and free) from 10
a.m. to sunset every day. The spring wildflowers are the best in the area.
Wildlife Area Entrance via driveway at 8003 State Road 26 about 9 miles
northwest of Lafayette. Owned by Purdue University. Visitors must sign in. Marshes,
fields, and small woods. Good in spring and fall for aquatic wildlife.
Educational and Research Wildlife Park (765-567-2265) Located 1.5 miles north
of Battle Ground off Harrison Road, which runs along the railroad tracks. Follow
the signs from downtown Battle Ground. Open May through November, every day, 1
to 5 p.m. Examine a pack of wolves and a herd of bison up close and discuss their
behavior with researchers. Each Sunday at 2 p.m., wolf-bison demonstrations are
held where visitors can observe predator-prey interaction. Wolf howls are held
on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m., year round, unless it is raining or snowing.
Admission is $4.
Wabash Heritage Trail This is a very nice
trail along the river that starts at the Tippecanoe Battlefield and comes all
the way to Lafayette.