Bull Run Mountains Natural Area Preserve

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Bull Run Mountains Natural Area Preserve
IUCN category V (protected landscape/seascape)
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Location of Bull Run Mountains Natural Area Preserve
Location Haymarket, Virginia, USA
Nearest city Manassas, Virginia
Coordinates 38°48′46″N 77°38′6″W / 38.81278°N 77.63500°W / 38.81278; -77.63500Coordinates: 38°48′46″N 77°38′6″W / 38.81278°N 77.63500°W / 38.81278; -77.63500
Area 2,486 acres (10.06 km2)
Established 2002
Governing body Virginia Outdoors Foundation
Hiking trails in BRMNAP

Bull Run Mountains Natural Area Preserve is a Natural Area Preserve located along the Bull Run Mountains in Fauquier and Prince William Counties, Virginia. Dedicated in 2002, it is owned by the Virginia Outdoors Foundation, and harbors a number of outstanding community types, some of which are rare in the Commonwealth. There are also quartzite cliffs and boulder fields around High Point Mountain within the preserve's boundaries.[1]

The preserve is part of the Bull Run Mountains Special Project Area, which encompasses some 12,000 acres (4,900 ha).[2]

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  1. ^ [1] Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR); Bull Run Mountains Natural Area Preserve
  2. ^ [2] "The Bull Run Mountains", Virginia Outdoors Foundation

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