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Bartholomew's Cobble

Bartholomew's Cobble
Bartholomew's Cobble. Photo by J. Sotek.

Considered the greatest natural concentration of ferns in the country, Bartholomew's Cobble supports 43 species, including several rarities restricted to limestone. Within this small area of diverse habitats, occurs a remarkable and well documented assemblage of plants and animals.

Location: Litchfield County, CT ; Berkshire County, MA

Year designated: 1971

Acres: 167

Ownership: Private

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Last Updated: June 28, 2012