Forest Vegetation

Christmas fern fronds, still curled up in tight spirals

Coastal Plain & Piedmont Parks

All Mid-Atlantic Network parks have forests that form an essential part of the landscape and provide habitat for a diversity of wildlife.

The sun shines through towering poplar trees along a trail.

Shenandoah National Park

Forests are the dominant ecosystem in the Blue Ridge physiographic province. Monitoring them will tell us how they are changing over time.

Last updated: August 27, 2018