Direction to Merry Lea Programing Sites

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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 S.R.109 south about 1.5 mi to 350S. Turn right (west) on 350S again for 1.5 mi to 500W. Turn right (north) on 500W and travel 0.5 mi to the south gate which leads to the Learning Center.  From the Columbia City area, take SR 109 north to CR 350S, make a left turn (west on to 350S), 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 S.R.109 south about one mi to 425W. Turn right (west) on 425W 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 425W, make a left turn (west on to 425W), 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 S.R.109 south about one mi to 200S. Turn right (west) on 200S for one tenth of a mile. Turn left into the Rieth Village entrance.  From the Columbia City area, take SR 109 north to CR 425W, make a left turn (west on to 200S). Take 200S for one tenth of a mile and 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 S.R.109 south about 1.5 mi to 350S. Turn right (west) on 350S for 3 mi to 650W. Turn right (north) on 650W and travel 2 mi. The Glacial Retreat Center entrance is on the right.  From the Columbia City area, take SR 109 north to CR 350S, make a left turn (west on to 350S), and follow the above directions.