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A Tour of Floracliff’s Old Oak Trees

October 13, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Meet some of Kentucky’s oldest known trees on this hike at Floracliff.

Floracliff’s forested ravines are home to some of the oldest known trees in Kentucky. This hike will feature some of these 17th- and 18th-century chinquapin oaks. We will discuss the characteristics of old trees, how trees are ages, as well as the significance and ecology of Floracliff’s old oaks. This hike will also include a break at Elk Lick Falls.

Hike Leader: Beverly James, Preserve Director

Hiking Level: Moderate to Difficult, due to steep, uneven terrain and potential creek crossings

Bring: water

Optional: hiking poles, snack, camera

The meeting location will be emailed to all registered participants a few days before the program.


October 13, 2023
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Floracliff Nature Sanctuary
8000 Elk Lick Falls Road
Lexington, KY 40515 United States


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