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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!

Water Quality

Pogue in Fall


L Shahi

Testing and monitoring the health of aquatic ecosystems is an important part of ensuring the integrity of the parks natural communities. Water quality studies are conducted by the park's Inventory and Monitoring (I&M) staff on a monthly basis at two sites in the park; one on the Pogue, a 14-acre pond, and the other in the Pogue Brooks. Each month the I & M staff measure water depth, turbidity, pH, conductivity, temperature, and dissolved oxygen at the two sites to observe any changes that take place.

Pogue First Fall Colors

K Jones

Resource Brief - Water Quality Remains Good for Pogue Pond and Stream

Read about the results of the 2011 Water Quality Monitoring Season for Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller NHP.

Did You Know?

Sunlight filters through white clouds and dark thunderheads to illuminate green-forested slopes and snow-covered mountains. NPS Photo.

Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller NHP has nearly 400 paintings and prints, including Hudson River School landscapes of places that are now national parks. You can see paintings by Thomas Cole, David Johnson, and Albert Bierstadt of features from Yosemite, Golden Gate, and Grand Teton.