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Bear Meadows Natural Area

Bear Meadows Natural Area, Petersburg, PA, USA

Step into one of only 603 National Natural Landmarks in the country and one of eight designated natural areas in Rothrock State Forest. Here there is a rare type of wetland surrounded by a forest of black spruce, red spruce and balsam fir. Curiously explore the rare plant and animal communities, historical features, and forest characteristics that have earned Bear Meadows its designations from the National Park Service and PA-DCNR, and inspired many writers and adventurers in search of peace and solace.

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Step into one of only 603 National Natural Landmarks in the country and one of eight designated natural areas in Rothrock State Forest. Here there is a rare type of wetland surrounded by a forest of black spruce, red spruce and balsam fir. Curiously explore the rare plant and animal communities, historical features, and forest characteristics that have earned Bear Meadows its designations from the National Park Service and PA-DCNR, and inspired many writers and adventurers in search of peace and solace.


GPS Link for this location: North Meadows Parking/Trailhead, Bear Meadows Road & N. Meadows Road, Petersburg, PA 16669

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Bear Meadows Natural Area, Petersburg, PA, USA

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