Brigadoon State Nature Preserve
|Brigadoon State Nature Preserve|
Map of Kentucky
|Location||Barren County, Kentucky, United States|
|Nearest city||Glasgow, Kentucky|
|Area||184 acres (74 ha)|
|Established||March 14, 1985|
The Nature Conservancy and the state of Kentucky acquired 92 acres (37 ha) of mostly mature forest that was dedicated into the preserve system on March 14, 1985. An additional 88 acres (36 ha) were dedicated on June 12, 2001. Including another 4-acre (1.6 ha) tract, a total of 184 acres (74 ha) are protected.
The forest is dominated by American beech, maple, and tulip poplar, with an array of spring wildflowers, including several species that are considered rare or uncommon in Kentucky. There is also habitat for numerous migratory and resident birds in the preserve. The preserve is open to the public and includes at 1 mile (1.6 km) trail.
- "Brigadoon State Nature Preserve". Kentucky State Nature Preserves Commission. Retrieved January 22, 2015.