Laurel-Snow State Natural Area
|Laurel-Snow State Natural Area|
|Location||Rhea County, Tennessee|
|Area||2,259 acres (914 ha)|
Laurel-Snow State Natural Area is a Tennessee Class II Natural-Scientific State Natural Area located in Rhea County, Tennessee, near Dayton, on Walden Ridge of the Cumberland Plateau. The 2,259-acre (9.14 km2) area is owned by the State of Tennessee and managed by the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation. It is a component of the Cumberland Trail, a linear park.
The Laurel-Snow State Natural Area got its name from two of the four waterfalls in the area, the 80-foot (24 m) Laurel Falls and the 12-foot (3.7 m) Snow Falls.
- "Laurel-Snow Class II Natural Scientific State Natural Area". The Official State of Tennessee's Department of Environment and Conservation. Retrieved 6 September 2013.
- Pocket Wilderness Areas by Carroll Van West, in Tennessee Encyclopedia of History and Culture
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