Our earliest breeding bird, the Great Horned Owl, is on the nest by
the end of January, and in late winter and early spring you may hear
the begging cries of the young owls.
Upland Chorus Frogs and Spring
Peepers call on mild winter days. Salamanders like the
Streamside Salamander and the Tiger Salamander breed in January.
As you walk from the trailhead, note the many limestone outcroppings
visible on the left of the trail. Many of the trees and
shrubs along the trail thrive in limestone rich environments.
After walking up a gentle slope, you will find Station One on the