Discover Lieber Nature Preserve

Enjoy a state-protected nature preserve.

Park Address

51602 C.R. 23
Bristol, IN

Directions to Lieber

Park Hours

Year-Round - Dawn-Dusk

Park hours subject to change without notice.

The preservation of William L. Lieber Memorial Preserve (known locally as “Pipewort Pond”) and the surrounding property is a partnership with the Indiana Division of Nature Preserves. Lieber Nature Preserve features a shallow glacial basin with peaty muck flats, which hosts a variety of endangered and threatened plant and wildlife species rare to the state. The site is open to the public for hiking and nature study. Please note, as a state-dedicated nature preserve, everything is protected.

Things to Do

Discover natural diversity just on the edge of town.


The glacial bog’s rich ecosystem supports a seasonal mix of species throughout the year, including waterfowl, cranes, and shorebirds.

Explore Nature

The preserve’s wild landscapes host a variety of rare plants found few places in the region, including pitcher plants and pipewort.


Take in the quiet beauty of the seasons with a peaceful walk along Lieber’s 1 mile prairie loop overlooking the glacial bog.