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VA – Hike to See Large American Chestnut at Devil’s Marbleyard near Glasgow

May 15 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Large surviving American chestnut at Devil's Marbleyard VA aka Keith Richards
Large surviving American chestnut at Devil's Marbleyard VA aka Keith Richards

NOTICE: This hike has been canceled due to weather. We hope to try again at some point in the future!

Join TACF Chief Conservation Officer Sara Fitzsimmons to see a large surviving American chestnut at Devil’s Marbleyard in Glasgow, VA!

Come out to Glasgow, VA for a strenuous (yet rewarding!) 3-mile roundtrip hike to see “the most metal American chestnut” affectionately named “Keith Richards.” The tree is shaggy and blighted, but successfully fighting off the fungus!

*Note, this hike includes traversing boulders, please keep this in mind.

Details
When: Wednesday, May 15th
10:00AM until ~2:00PM

*RSVP here to join us! Participation limited to 20 people*

Meeting place: Parking lot at Belfast Trail:
Petite’s Gap Road, Glasgow, VA
37.57116347568343, -79.49166527512308
View link to hike on AllTrails https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/virginia/devils-marbleyard-via-belfast-trail?u=i&sh=jek9no

Devil's Marbleyard VA

Details

Date:
May 15
Time:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm EDT
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Venue

Devil’s Marbleyard
Petites Gap Rd
Natural Bridge Station, VA 24579 United States

Organizer

Sara Fitzsimmons
Email
sara.fitzsimmons@tacf.org