National Natural Landmarks

Franklin Bog

Franklin Bog
Franklin Bog

Franklin Bog is a cold, northern sphagnum-heath bog containing a small, dark-water pond, surrounded by an enormous floating mat that is dominated by sphagnum moss and low-growing leatherleaf. Black spruce and tamarack dominate the forested perimeter.

Location: Franklin County, VT ; Franklin County, VT

Year designated: 1973

Acres: 300

Ownership: Private

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