Places We Protect

Bear Rocks Preserve

West Virginia

Sunrise shows in the misty air behind spruce trees and a rocky landscape.
Bear Rocks Preserve Located in the Monongahela National Forest of West Virginia. © Kent Mason

Bear Rocks Preserve is a cornerstone of a diverse and complex ecosystem of windswept heath barrens.

Quote: Donor

I wanted to be able to stand on a property and say to myself, ‘This will always be nature.’ I wanted to visualize a piece of land that I could save for future generations.

Support Our Work at Bear Rocks Preserve

You can help us protect West Virginia’s diverse plant and animal communities. The Nature Conservancy seeks to expand protection efforts and combat threats to Bear Rocks Preserve and the surrounding Dolly Sods area.