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Bear Swamp is a low, swampy woodland consisting of red maple, yellow birch, black ash, white elm, white pine, and hemlock trees. The most outstanding features at the site are the relict stands of great laurel covering approximately 60 acres of the swamp.
Location: Albany County, NY
Year designated: 1973
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Last Updated: June 28, 2012