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Mount Mansfield Natural Area

Mount Mansfield Natural Area
Mount Mansfield Natural Area

On the upper slopes and summit ridge of Mount Mansfield Natural Area occur virgin, red spruce-balsam fir forest, extensive alpine tundra, and rare arctic flora not found elsewhere in the northeast. The site includes "The Chin," the highest peak in Vermont and the 600-foot cliffs of scenic and historic "Smuggler's Notch."

Location: Chittenden County, VT ; Lamoille County, VT

Year designated: 1980

Acres: 4,265

Ownership: State

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Last Updated: June 28, 2012