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Lilly Nature Center

#5 of 14 things to do in West Lafayette Features Animals
Celery Bog, 1620 Lindberg Road, West Lafayette, IN 47906
+1 765-775-5172
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Nice Place for A Walk or Jog

The mosquitos can get pretty bad at times due to the water but other than that, it's a nice place... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Michael M
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West Lafayette, Indiana
A community gem

We go at least 4-5 times a month because the grandchildren are members of Junior Nature Club that... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2017
grandmaof3189
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West Lafayette, Indiana
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Celery Bog, 1620 Lindberg Road, West Lafayette, IN 47906
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Reviewed yesterday

The mosquitos can get pretty bad at times due to the water but other than that, it's a nice place to enjoy a little bit of nature without driving far. There is always a good amount of joggers but it's never overly crowded.

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We go at least 4-5 times a month because the grandchildren are members of Junior Nature Club that meets in the center 10 months of the year. The nature center has a lot of resources especially about birds and wetlands. I appreciate the bird viewing...More

Thank grandmaof3189
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Many refer to this as Celery Bog Nature Area. I first visited this park in February on a warm winter day. It had pave trail that I could walk my dog on with out the mud. Unfortunately nice days and days off did not match...More

Thank hooliganhjp
Reviewed 13 February 2017

The Lilly Nature Center serves as an entryway to the Celery Bog, a bog/wetlands area on the northern edge of Purdue University. There are several well marked and well maintained trails along the western edge of the bog, and around the nature area. There are...More

1  Thank marcus322
Reviewed 17 January 2017

I enjoy going to Celery Bog to walk, bird watch and just relax. The trails are well maintained and have benches and boardwalk overrlooking th bog at various places on the trail. There are picnic tables and open areas for kids to play frisbee or...More

1  Thank Janaroni
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Celery Bog is a paradise in the hear of west lafayette. Great place to hike, exercise, watch birds and relax!

1  Thank asubr_12
Reviewed 14 October 2016

We didn't actually go into the nature center but the Celery Bog Nature Area is a great place to hike. If you are into bird watching it's a good place to see all kinds of water fowl. We saw lots of wood ducks and all...More

1  Thank 3MG1949
Reviewed 29 June 2016

The Lilly Nature Center is a fun and FREE family activity! We love exploring all the parks in the Lafayette/West Lafayette area. This one is a hidden gem among Purdue's residential living area. The best part is all the animals surrounding the center that live...More

1  Thank RashellyB
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Come, sit and rest in the glass fronted viewing area where small animals and birds come to feast. You will want to build one at your own home. This building on the edge of a noted bog is a first class experience, with or without...More

1  Thank Sandra W
Reviewed 6 January 2016

We visited here while visiting our daughter at Purdue . . . once in the summer, and once in December .. . both times were delightful. There are many very easy trails through the woods and the bird-watching is excellent . . . we saw...More

2  Thank GandC71187
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Sandra W
There are no tickets or charges. There is one bus that comes near the Center. I will find out which number. No, there is no restaurant or food available there. You would have to drive away or take the bus to find food.
11 July 2016|
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Lauri M
Are dogs allowed to walk in the nature park
7 July 2016|
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Response from Sandra W | Reviewed this property |
Yes, Lauri, people do bring dogs. They must be leashed. The owner has to scoop the poop. There is a doggy drinking fountain just west of the building. Be aware that there is a lot of poison ivy along the edges of the... More
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