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Hickory Run Boulder Field

Hickory Run Boulder Field
Hickory Run Boulder Field

Located within Hickory Run State Park, the Hickory Run Boulder Field is a geologically significant field of unsorted, loosely packed boulders resulting from periglacial conditions. The large size of the boulders and the low (one percent) gradient of the field make it nationally unique.

Location: Carbon County, PA

Year designated: 1967

Acres: 30

Ownership: State

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Last Updated: June 28, 2012