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    Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller

    National Historical Park Vermont

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  • Starting Wednesday July 23rd Expect Road Closures

    July 23rd, Prosper Trail, North Slope & Middle Pass Trails - west side of the park CLOSED for forestry operations. McKenzie Farm Trail & McKenzie Rd will remain open for access between Prosper Parking Lot and the Pogue. CAUTION Heavy Equipment in use!

Mammals

Bear in the park

Bear

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Many different species of mammal make their home in the Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller NHP. A variety of wooded areas, open fields, and wetlands allow for a diversity of habitats. Eastern chipmunks, red and grey squirrels, woodchucks, and white tail deer are common sights in the park, especially on the edge of wooded habitat. At night raccoons and skunks roam the property. On rare days, you might even be able to spot a fox, fisher, or a bear.

 

Did You Know?

In this sepia-toned photo from 1927, nine men sit and kneel amongst the ruins of a Native American dwelling at Mesa Verde. NPS Photo.

As a teenager, Laurance S. Rockefeller toured Yellowstone, Grand Canyon, and Mesa Verde with Horace Albright. Later in life, Laurance would donate lands to create Virgin Islands NP and Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller NHP. He was the first conservationist to receive the Congressional Gold Medal.