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Bendix WoodsFerrettie/BaugoCrone Restoration AreaLaSalle TrailSpicer LakeSt. Patrick'sAnderson RoadChamberlain Lake
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Chamberlain Lake

  • Located on Crumstown Highway, 3.5 miles west of the intersection of Mayflower Rd and Sample St.
  • Chamberlain Lake Nature Preserve is 82.7 acres
  • Phone (574) 654-3155 (Bendix Woods) for info

Unique features:

  • Managed cooperatively with Indiana Department of Natural Resources and St. Joseph County Parks
  • 1.5 miles of trails through woods, fields and along Chamberlain Lake's edge Provides habitat for several rare and endangered plants
  • State dedicated nature preserve

Recreational Opportunities:

  • Bird watching
  • Bird observation platform located on the west side of Chamberlain Lake.
  • Hiking

Note: This is a Carry in-Carry out site. There are no trash receptacles or picnic tables at the preserve.

Pictures of Chamberlain Lake Nature Preserve
Pictures of 2001 Tornado  Damage

Site Map Location Map
St. Patrick's County Park St. Patrick's County Park

58111 Crumstown Hwy, South Bend, Indiana
(Click maps to get a larger printable PDF map)