Cold River Virgin Forest

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Cold River Virgin Forest
National Natural Landmarks
Country United States
State Massachusetts
County Berkshire, Franklin
Location Mohawk Trail State Forest
 - coordinates 42°38′48″N 72°56′47″W / 42.64667°N 72.94639°W / 42.64667; -72.94639Coordinates: 42°38′48″N 72°56′47″W / 42.64667°N 72.94639°W / 42.64667; -72.94639
Cold River Virgin Forest is located in Massachusetts
Cold River Virgin Forest
Location of Cold River Virgin Forest in Massachusetts

Cold River Virgin Forest was designated a National Natural Landmark by the National Park Service in April 1980.

It is located within Mohawk Trail State Forest nine miles southeast of North Adams in Berkshire and Franklin counties. Cold River Virgin Forest is probably the only virgin hemlock-northern hardwood forest in New England with the hemlocks and sugar maples exceeding 400 years in age.[1]

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  1. ^ "Cold River Virgin Forest National Natural Landmark". National Park Service. US Gov. Retrieved 2009-05-17.