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Scotia Barrens: Guided Outings
Scotia Barrens: Guided Outings

Sun, Jul 07


Graysdale Park and Scotia Barrens

Scotia Barrens: Guided Outings

Take a short excursion through State Game Lands 176 and tour unique ecosystems and former iron exploitation sites.

Time & Location

Jul 07, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:45 PM

Graysdale Park and Scotia Barrens, 880 Grays Woods Blvd, Port Matilda, PA 16870, USA

About the Event

Scotia Barrens: Maps & Destination Info

Walk through the past as we explore an area rich in history and  ecological significance. Take a short excursion through Graysdale Park  and into State Game Lands 176 (Scotia Barrens). Nature enthusiasts can  find unique ecosystems composed of barrens habitat and the rapidly  draining soils above karst geologies along the eastern reaches.

Parking Information: Park at Graysdale Park

Difficulty: Moderate

Hike Distance (miles): 2.0

What To Expect: Outings will follow narrow dirt pathways through Graysdale Park and into State Game Lands 176 (Scotia Barrens).

How To Prepare: Sturdy shoes and a water bottle are recommended. Sunscreen and insect protection recommended for all outings.

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