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  • The entrance to the hiking trail at Fraser Preserve.  Fraser features approximately 2.25 miles of easy walking trails.
  • Follow the trail blazes, as some of the trail has been rerouted due to uprooted trees.
  • Keep an eye out for cool bugs! Can you identify the different types of beetles you find in the preserve?
  • Please pay attention to posted regulations in the preserve.
  • This preserve has 3 distinct ecosystems. Can you find all of them?
  • Fraser has many streams running towards the Potomac River which forms the preserve's northern boundary.
  • Can you identify what this spider is holding?
  • This little frog has a very loud call.
  • TNC staff walk the preserve, making sure the trails are clear for hikers.
  • Please park outside of the gate and hike down this road to get to the main hiking trail.
  • TNC shares this property with a local church camp. Please be respectful of their campers and staff while hiking the trail.  

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Fraser Preserve
Fraser Preserve contains excellent examples of the natural habitats found in the Piedmont region. There are three distinct ecosystems in this preserve which provide a diverse habitat for plants and animals.

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