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Thu, Jul 11


Gray's Woods Preserve & Scotia Barrens

Scotia Barrens: Guided Outing

Take a short excursion through State Game Lands 176 and tour unique ecosystems, former iron exploitation sites, and see the aptly named Ten Acre Pond.

Scotia Barrens: Guided Outing
Scotia Barrens: Guided Outing

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Jul 11, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Gray's Woods Preserve & Scotia Barrens, 1500 Grays Woods Blvd, Port Matilda, PA 16870, USA

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Scotia Barrens: Maps & Destination Info

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Walk through the past as we explore an area rich in history and ecological significance. Take a short excursion through Gray's Woods Preserve and into State Game Lands 176 (Scotia Barrens). Nature enthusiasts can find unique ecosystems composed of barrens habitat and the rapidly draining soils above karst geologies along the eastern reaches.

Parking Information: Park at Gray's Woods Park

Difficulty: Moderate

Hike Distance (miles): 2.0

What To Expect: Outings will follow narrow dirt pathways through Gray's Woods Preserve and into State Game Lands 176 (Scotia Barrens). 

How To Prepare: Sturdy shoes and a water bottle are recommended. Sunscreen and insect protection recommended for all outings.

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