Sand Creek Conservation Area
Sand Creek Conservation Area is a 755-acres open space site, located just south of the City of Decatur off South Franklin Street [get directions]. Sand Creek’s GPS Coordinates are 39.786696 N, 88.954273 W.
Sand Creek is primarily known for its hiking and horse trail that winds through forest, open prairie, and floodplain. In addition to wildlife and natural habitat, part of the historic Paris – Springfield Road passes through the grounds.