Pinnacle Natural Area Preserve

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Pinnacle Natural Area Preserve
IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area)
Map showing the location of Pinnacle Natural Area Preserve
Map showing the location of Pinnacle Natural Area Preserve
Location within Virginia
Location Russell County, Virginia
Nearest city Lebanon
Coordinates 36°57′32″N 82°03′07″W / 36.959°N 82.052°W / 36.959; -82.052Coordinates: 36°57′32″N 82°03′07″W / 36.959°N 82.052°W / 36.959; -82.052[1]
Area 712 acres (288 ha)
http://www.dcr.virginia.gov/natural_heritage/natural_area_preserves/pinnacle.shtml

Pinnacle Natural Area Preserve is a 712-acre (288 ha) Natural Area Preserve located in Russell County, Virginia. At the confluence of the Clinch River and Big Cedar Creek, its centerpiece is the Pinnacle, a dolomite formation rising some 400 feet above the creek. At least nine rare species and two rare natural communities make their home within the boundaries of the preserve.[2]

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