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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.

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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