Cathedral State Park
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
|Cathedral State Park|
|West Virginia State Park
National Natural Landmark
|Elevation||2,579 ft (786.1 m)|
|Area||132 acres (53.4 ha) |
|Owner||West Virginia Division of Natural Resources|
|Nearest city||Aurora, West Virginia|
|Website: Cathedral State Park|
Cathedral State Park is the largest virgin timber tract remaining in West Virginia. Located on 132 acres (53 ha) about one mile (1.6 km) east of the town of Aurora, Cathedral is a mixed forest of predominantly eastern hemlock.
- List of West Virginia state parks
- State park
- List of old growth forests
- List of National Natural Landmarks
- List of National Natural Landmarks in West Virginia
- West Virginia State Parks Facilities Grid, accessed March 29, 2008
- Where People and Nature Meet: A History of the West Virginia State Parks. Charleston, West Virginia: Pictorial Histories Publishing Company. April 1988. ISBN 0-933126-91-3.
- Forests of the Appalachians Project web site, accessed July 22, 2006.
- Cathedral State Park web site, access July 22, 2006
- "Trees last stand: Park may be last place to see uncut hemlock forest in state", Charleston Gazette, December 19, 2004, accessed July 22, 2006.
- Courtney Fint Zimmerman (July 2012). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Brookside Historic District" (PDF). State of West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2014-02-20.