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7/3 Important Update: The Weekly Walk with a Naturalist on Wednesdays from 8-9:30 at the Letort Spring Garden Preserve is on hiatus until further notice! We hope to see you again in a few weeks and will update here when walks have resumed.

Public Preserves – Juniata & Cumberland Counties

Greg’s Woods

In 1996, Beverly and Robert Grening donated 23 acres of forestland to CPC in memory of their son, Greg. The following year, the Grenings donated an additional 10-acre tract.

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Brady Bryner Preserve

Brady L. Bryner Sr. purchased 257 acres for recreation, and the property was donated to CPC in 1993 as a fee simple gift by his five daughters and their spouses.

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Port Royal Wetlands

This 14-acre nature park was created in 2003 through a partnership of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and CPC.

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Letort Spring Garden Preserve

As a former watercress farm located at the headwaters of a famous trout stream south of Carlisle in Cumberland County, the Letort Spring Garden Preserve features natural wetlands, limestone springs, historic legacies, a popular rail trail and side trails through the preserve, and unique wildlife habitat. Since acquiring the property in 2018, CPC has worked to manage invasive vegetation, provide better access, and reach out and educate the general public, our partners, and students about the property’s special heritage and ecological value.

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