National Natural Landmarks

Montpelier Forest

Montpelier Forest
Montpelier Forest

Montpelier Forest, located within President James Madison's Montpelier, represents the best example of mature forest dominated primarily by tulip poplar and spicebush in the Piedmont biophysiographic province. This very old, mature forest is composed of mainly oak, hickory, and poplar.

Location: Orange County, VA ; Orange County, VA

Year designated: 1987

Acres: 197

Ownership: Private

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