TREE CLEARING FOR PARKING LOT

TREE CLEARING FOR PARKING LOT

Today was a hard day to watch, though it was necessary.  When designing the two loops of the main trails, it was intentionally routed so that only a few small 4 inch diameter trees had to be removed along the entire trail system.  The trails work within the forest, and they continuously flow...

TRAIL CONSTRUCTION UNDERWAY

TRAIL CONSTRUCTION UNDERWAY

Trail building is underway at the Sculpture Forest. Professional trail builder Eric Carabba of Backwoods Contracting will be onsite for the entire month of May constructing the upcoming trails for the park.  He has an extensive history with trail construction, land resource management,...

ARCHAEOLOGICAL MONITORING

ARCHAEOLOGICAL MONITORING

The Sculpture Forest is close to old Native American settlements and activity at Long Point and around Penn Cove.  It is also near a potential Native American cemetery site.  As such, the state Department of Archaeology...

RHODODENDRONS IN BLOOM

RHODODENDRONS IN BLOOM

The park has an extensive collection of native plants and trees throughout the property.  May is especially colorful each year as the naturally occurring rhododendron plants open up in full pink and white bloom.  They are spread throughout the forest, and they range in size from new growth to...