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Piedmont Beech Natural Area

Piedmont Beech Natural Area
Piedmont Beech Natural Area

Piedmont Beech Natural Area, located within William B. Umstead State Park, is one of the best examples of mixed mesophytic forest in the eastern Piedmont of North Carolina. Portions of the site contain unusual examples of good, maturing stands of beech.

Location: Wake County, NC

Year designated: 1974

Acres: 61

Ownership: State

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Last Updated: June 28, 2012