Venture deep into the Montpelier Demonstration Forest on a two-hour hike with experts in forest conservation. Learn about conservation and cultivation strategies that generate mutual benefit to man and nature, both in the Madisons' time and today.
Dogs on leashes are welcome!
Begins at the David M. Rubenstein Visitor Center.
Montpelier, the lifelong home of President James Madison, is also home to the James Madison Landmark Forest – a 200-acre old-growth forest. This remnant of the original hardwood forests that once blanketed the Piedmont of the United States was designated a National Natural Landmark in 1987 by the U.S. Department of Interior. Many of the... more