Nature Preserves, Conservancies

  1. Endless Mountains Nature Center
    Endless Mountains Nature Center
    1309 Vosburg Rd., Tunkhannock
    Wyoming County

    570-836-3835

    Naturalist-led programs for adults, families, and youth. Live animal presentations, nature festivals, and day camp. Over 11 miles of trails.

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  2. Florence Shelly Preserve
    Route 171, Thompson
    Susquehanna County

    570-727-3362

    Just one mile north of tiny Thompson Borough on Route 171 in rural Susquehanna County, the 357-acre Florence Shelly Preserve boasts fields, woodlands, a stream, and a glacial pond surrounded by a floating bog. 2 1/2 miles of trail.

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  3. Howland Preserve
    Howland Preserve
    Vosburg Road, off Route 6, Tunkhannock
    Wyoming County

    570-696-5545

    669-acre property which features include almost two miles of riparian forest along the Susquehanna River, mature conifer plantations, and mixed forests.

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  4. Little Rocky Glen Preserve - Countryside Conservancy
    Lithia Valley Road, Between Tunkhannock and Factoryville
    Wyoming County

    Little Rocky Glen: acquired in 2004. A 26-acre property containing a spectacular sandstone gorge on the South Branch of the Tunkhannock Creek in Clinton Township, Wyoming County. Steep hemlock-clad slopes rise to either side of the gorge. This has historically been a popular fishing and picnicking spot...

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  5. Woodbourne Forest & Wildlife Preserve
    Route 29, Springville
    Susquehanna County

    570-945-5141

    About a mile north of Dimock is the Woodbourne Forest, a sylvan gem owned by the Nature Conservancy, which received the property via a donation by Francis R. Cope, Jr. The sanctuary contains a variety of habitats, including open fields, wetlands, and old-growth forest.

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