Springer Woods

This beautiful 38 acre timber preserve was donated to Decatur County Conservation Board by Mary Springer in 1991.  Springer Woods is an old growth oak/hickory forest with many wildflowers that can be found in the area.  It is a great bird watching area.  This park is undeveloped and has been designated as a county forest preserve. 


Springer woods is located 3 miles northwest of Decatur City, IA.


Springer woods is a great example of an old growth oak/hickory forest and is designated as a county forest preserve.  Work is being done at the time to remove some of the underbrush to open up the forest.  The Grand River is loacated near by with a canoe access to the Grand River Water Trail.

Operating Hours & Seasons

This forest preserve is open all year around for visitors.