Visit the Natural Side of Lancaster County - (Page 38)
38 Points of interest at Reed Run Nature Preserve H Ro ous Ro dk e ad Planning Your Walk A loop trail begins at the parking lot on House Rock Road and circles the property. This trail connects with the Conestoga Trail near the Susquehanna River. A short walk north on the Conestoga Trail leads to the House Rock overlook and a magnificent vista of the unspoiled lower river gorge. P 3 1 bak er R un Bru magnolia tripetala) is present in the lower reaches of Reed Run. This small deciduous open-crowned tree is at its northern limit here. Growing to no more than 40 feet, it has a very large and showy flower, with creamy white inner Co s ne to il Tra ga GPS Coordinates House Rock Road N 390 52.511 W 760 683 Land Management Reforestation of tilled fields is a priority. In association with the American Chestnut Foundation, an American chestnut backcross plantation was established on the preserve in 2004. Major efforts will be taken to control the invasive ailanthus tree, which has established itself in the western portion of the preserve. petals (3-5 inches), and outer petals of greenish white opening with the large leaves that appear in umbrella-like formations. History Acquired at public auction in 2003. 4 Umbrella Magnolia Brubaker Run
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