Places We Protect

Mantle Rock Nature Preserve


A person stands under a 30-foot high natural sandstone bridge.
Mantle Rock This 30-foot high natural sandstone bridge, spanning 188 feet, serves as the centerpiece of The Nature Conservancy's Mantle Rock Nature Preserve. © Mike Wilkinson

In addition to a rich natural heritage, the Mantle Rock Nature Preserve is replete with historical and archaeological treasures.

Two children wear homemade solar eclipse glasses made from paper plates.
Solar Eclipse Two children wearing homemade glasses experience the August 2017 solar eclipse at The Nature Conservancy's Mantle Rock Nature Preserve in Kentucky. © Shelly Morris/TNC