Natural Heritage Committee  |  Public Places to Visit

Sites Open to the Public for Experiencing Firsthand the Natural History in Albemarle County

  1. Fernbrook (The Nature Conservancy)


  2. Rivanna Trail

  3. Virginia Department of Virginia Forestry's Nature Trail

  4. Monticello-Kemper Park

  5. Sugar Hollow Reservoir
    To get there: Take Barracks road/ Garth road out of town northwest for 20 to 30 minutes to Whitehall where the road takes a 90 degree right turn juts before a country store.  Instead of following the road and taking the turn, go straight onto Sugar Hollow road and go to the end.

  6. Shenandoah National Park (Portions in Albemarle County)

Public Places to Visit  
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