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Cumberland Marsh Natural Area Preserve

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Interesting natural area with unusual history

Over 250 years ago this was the town of Cumberland which no longer exists. The Nature Conservancy... read more

Reviewed April 9, 2016
Pnemiller
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Kutztown, Pennsylvania
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Great for birders and nature lovers.

A short walk from the small parking area leads down a wooden ramp to an observation platform with a... read more

Reviewed February 29, 2016
WingedWolfPsion
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Richmond, Virginia
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9 Apr 2016
“Interesting natural area with unusual history”
29 Feb 2016
“Great for birders and nature lovers.”
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Cumberland Road, Near entrance to Cumberland Hospital, New Kent, VA
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Reviewed April 9, 2016

Over 250 years ago this was the town of Cumberland which no longer exists. The Nature Conservancy bought the property in 1993 for 1.4 million dollars to protect it. There is not a lot here except a boardwalk that leads to an observation deck on...More

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Reviewed February 29, 2016

A short walk from the small parking area leads down a wooden ramp to an observation platform with a bench for sitting. Gorgeous view out over the water - huge number of bird species makes this park ideal for birders. Other people are few, courteous,...More

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Reviewed June 28, 2015

The entrance road is a good indication of what is to come: It's a dirt road, with large puddles and a strip of tall grass down the middle. We first walked out to the boardwalk, which is good condition. The view of the marsh was...More

3  Thank Andy G
Reviewed November 2, 2012

First, who submitted those photos? A waterfall, mountains? Anyways, this area is a bit off the road, no facilities and is hardly used. Trails are fairly maintained by Nature Conservancy group. They are indicated by markers on trees. I have been there several times and...More

7  Thank metalhead
Reviewed May 24, 2012

The Preserve is in tow sections , salt marshes & flat land woods / There is an overlook for the marsh , A 2.8 mile trail though the woods / tree species varies / The picturesfirst displayed are not true / No Waterfalls /

8  Thank heil b r
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