Important Preserve Notifications
& Trail Conditions

Current Trail Conditions and Notable
Finds on Your Favorite MHLC Preserves

Before you set out on the trails, check this page for the latest news regarding the conditions at MHLC preserves, as well as trail highlights, hiking tips, and local wildlife notes and sightings!

If you’re a regular visitor, we recommend bookmarking this page. If you have a trail update to report, or would like to volunteer to help make these improvements happen, email or

Update: October 10, 2023

Wolf Creek Falls: Heavy rains have partially displaced the Musical Bridge at Wolf Creek Falls Preserve (Yellow Trail on the North side). Unfortunately, we must temporarily close this section of trail. Hikers may be able to access the north side via the red trail, or spend more time exploring the south side trails.

Please report any trail issues by emailing, with photos and location details.

Update: September 29, 2023

Reminder to all hikers and outdoor-goers that the 2023/2024 white-tailed deer hunting season will begin in our area this Sunday, October 1, with rifle season then beginning on Saturday, November 18.

Hunting of any kind on MHLC preserves and properties is strictly prohibited. The only exception to this is at Holt and Keleher Preserves where exclusive hunting rights are held by the previous owner.

Now is the time to break out the bright colored clothing (orange, yellow, and pink) for you, your family, and pets while enjoying the outdoors.  It's also especially important to keep dogs on-leash during this season. Our trailhead kiosks will be stocked with orange safety vests for visitors to borrow, just please be sure to hang them back up when you leave!

Wolf Creek Falls Update: The long enduring living-log bridge at Wolf Creek Falls has at long last given way in this season's heavy rains. This bridge crossed the stream in the northern portion of the preserve along the red trail, downstream from the waterfalls. Hikers can still use the musical bridge on the yellow trail to cross to this portion of the preserve while we rebuild.

Please report any trail issues by emailing, with photos and location details.