National Natural Landmarks

Ice Mountain

Ice Mountain
Ice Mountain

Ice Mountain is the best example of a glaciere talus within the region, supporting the richest collection of boreal vascular plants of any known cold-air site in the Appalachian Ranges. The Ice Mountain site appears to host a relict Pleistocene Refugium, most likely intact since the onset of near-modern climate conditions at the end of the Pleistocene over 10,000 years ago.

Location: Hampshire County, WV

Year designated: 2012

Acres: 149

Ownership: Private

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Please remember, National Natural Landmarks (NNLs) are not national parks. NNL status does not indicate public ownership, and many sites are not open for visitation.

Last updated: September 8, 2016

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