The most important attraction of Dix Park will always be the same quality that makes it so extraordinary today: the Power of Nature.
The Power of Nature is a quiet, dramatic, reflective force, inspiring reverence for the natural elements and the life that swarms everywhere, unseen.
Dorothea Dix recognized the magnificence of this special land over 160 years ago. It remains today as it was then, and so it will remain forever.
Click the link on the left to learn more about the fascinating history of Dorothea Dix and the land she loved.
We hold the Earth in trust for future generations of living things.