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Little Juniata Natural Area

6205 Mountain Road, Alexandria, PA, USA

One of six natural areas in Rothrock State Forest, Little Juniata Natural Area in Huntingdon County has earned this special designation in large part because of its unique geology.

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About This Destination

One of six natural areas in Rothrock State Forest, Little Juniata Natural Area in Huntingdon County has earned this special designation in large part because of its unique geology. The Little Juniata River, often referred to as the “Little J,” flows through the natural area. As you explore be sure to admire and appreciate the river’s restored health and beauty made possible by the Clean Water Act of 1972 and countless individuals and organizations committed to protecting a waterway once used for dumping industrial waste. 


LOCATION NOTE:

A shared parking area for both the Little Juniata Natural Area, and the Mid-state Trail (MST) Barree Trailhead, is located at the end of Mountain Road.  Continue past all Private Property on Mountain Road until you reach the large gravel parking area.

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6205 Mountain Road, Alexandria, PA, USA

Parking for both the Little Juniata Natural Area, and the Mid-state Trail (MST) Barree Trailhead, is located at the end of Mountain Road. Continue past all Private Property on Mountain Road until you reach the large gravel parking area.

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