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Bear Meadows Natural Area

Bear Meadows Natural Area
Bear Meadows Natural Area

Bear Meadows Natural Area, located within Rothrock State Forest, includes a shallow peat bog surrounded by a buffer zone of typical Appalachian forest. The vast accumulation of pollen and spores in the peat has aided research and understanding of vegetation and climatic changes in the region.

Location: Centre County, PA

Year designated: 1965

Acres: 550

Ownership: State


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Last Updated: June 28, 2012