Big Spring Bog Natural Area Preserve

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Big Spring Bog Natural Area Preserve
Map showing the location of Big Spring Bog Natural Area Preserve
Map showing the location of Big Spring Bog Natural Area Preserve
Location within Virginia
Location Grayson County, Virginia
Coordinates 36°34′4.2″N 80°55′39.5″W / 36.567833°N 80.927639°W / 36.567833; -80.927639Coordinates: 36°34′4.2″N 80°55′39.5″W / 36.567833°N 80.927639°W / 36.567833; -80.927639
Area 50 acres (20 ha)
Governing body Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation

Big Spring Bog Natural Area Preserve is a 50-acre (20 ha) Natural Area Preserve located in Grayson County, Virginia. The terrain is hilly, and within its borders is Chestnut Creek, a tributary of the New River. The preserve features a rare wetland known as a "cranberry glade".[1]

The preserve is owned and maintained by the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation, and is open to public visitation only through prior arrangement with a state-employed land steward.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "Big Spring Bog Natural Area Preserve". Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation. Retrieved December 13, 2016. 

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