National Natural Landmarks

Colby-Marston Preserve

Colby-Marston Preserve
Colby-Marston Preserve

The northern sphagnum bog within the Colby-Marston Preserve has distinct and well-defined vegetation zones and is highly valued for teaching and research purposes. Located in a deep kettle hole, the sphagnum mat exceeds a depth of 40 feet.

Location: Kennebec County, ME ; Kennebec County, ME

Year designated: 1973

Acres: 20

Ownership: Private




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