Enjoy hiking through prairie, wetland and wooded areas. Beautiful spring and late summer flowers. Bock Nature Preserve is located 1 1/2 miles north of Akron, on State Road 14 and is managed by Acres Land Trust. It is open daily from dawn to dusk. Visit frequently – the preserve is constantly changing, and new discoveries are waiting! ACRES Land Trust is a member-based nonprofit that protects land, forever. In Kosciusko County, ACRES provide six miles of natural trails in Bock Nature Preserve, Glennwood Nature Preserve and Wildwood.