Direction to Merry Lea Programing Sites

Merry Lea Map

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Learning Center

Offices, Program Center, South Trail Head, Rieth Cottage, Parking

Address: 2388 S 500 W, Albion, IN 46701

From Goshen or Fort Wayne:

Take US 33 from either direction to Wolf Lake. On the south edge of Wolf Lake take SR 109 south about 1.5 miles to 350 S. Turn right (west) on 350 S again for 1.5 miles to 500 W. Turn right (north) on 500 W and travel 0.5 mile to the south gate which leads to the Learning Center. From the Columbia City area, take SR 109 north to CR 350 S, make a left turn (west on to 350 S), and follow the above directions.

Farmstead

IMG_3677Barn, Program Center, Picnic Pavilion, East Trail Head, Parking

Address: 2152 S 425 W, Albion, IN 46701

From Goshen or Fort Wayne:

Take US 33 from either direction to Wolf Lake. On the south edge of Wolf Lake take SR 109 south about one mile to 425 W. Turn right (west) on 425 W for one tenth of a mile. Turn right into the Merry Lea Farmstead entrance. From the Columbia City area, take SR 109 north to CR 425 W, make a left turn (west on to 425 W), and follow the above directions.

*Note: The Merry Lea Sustainable Farm is not located at the Farmstead but at Rieth Village across the wetland (see directions below).

Rieth Village

IMG_1502 Ecological Field Station, *Merry Lea Sustainable Farm*, Student Housing, Offices, Classrooms, Parking

Address: 4415 W 200 S, Albion, IN 46701

From Goshen or Fort Wayne: 

Take US 33 from either direction to Wolf Lake. On the south edge of Wolf Lake take SR 109 south about one mile to 200 S. Turn right (west) on 200 S for one tenth of a mile. Turn left into the Rieth Village entrance. From the Columbia City area, take SR 109 north to 200 S. Make a left turn (west) and take 200 S for one tenth of a mile. Turn left into the Rieth Village entrance.

Glacial Retreat Center

The Goodrich House, Michael Yoder Dome, Program CenterPicnic Pavilion

Address: 1799 S 650 W, Kimmell, IN 46760

From Goshen or Fort Wayne: 

Take US 33 from either direction to Wolf Lake. On the south edge of Wolf Lake take SR 109 south about 1.5 miles to 350 S. Turn right (west) on 350 S for 3 miles to 650 W. Turn right (north) on 650 W and travel 2 miles. The Glacial Retreat Center entrance is on the right. From the Columbia City area, take SR 109 north to CR 350 S, make a left turn (west on to 350 S), and follow the above directions.