Lillibridge Tract at Pfeiffer Nature Center

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Pfeiffer Nature Center's Lillibridge Tract is loaded with trails!

Wendy’s Trail

Taking you from the kiosk to deep in the woods, Wendy’s Trail is a relatively flat & easy walk with lots to see. Easy walk - one way 0.2 mi

Question Mark Trail

With several switchbacks, this wooded trail offers a less strenuous climb to the top of the mountain & plenty of beauty of its own. Moderate climb - one way 0.37 mi

White Oak

Our longest trail, you’ll experience our eastern boundary from an amazing valley overlook to deep in the forest. Moderate grade - one way 0.59 mi

Tiger’s Tail

A lovely little spur, this path provides another view of the forest. Slight grade - one way 0.1 mi

Tap Line

Gain great heights as you climb this hill through the woods. Difficult climb - one way 0.28 mi

Sally’s Alley

This forested path is short & sweet. Slight grade - one way 0.06 mi

Loop

An interesting look at different forest types, be sure to look up at the canopy & down at the forest floor as you travel. Moderate climb - one way 0.32 mi

Holcomb Over

Enjoy this forested path that will take you to the top. Moderate to difficult climb - one way 0.21 mi

Pinkster

with much of its length running along the edge of the meadow, you'll get some great long-distance views on this trail. Slight grade - one way 0.28 mi

Yuba-Dam

A forested shortcut, it’s a great way down to the field. Moderate to difficult climb—one way 0.11 mi

Emery

This path starts at our beautiful timber frame pavilion in the meadow & takes your deep into the woods – the best of both worlds. Easy walk – one way 0.43 mi

Merrick’s Run

You’ll get a workout on this hilly trail, but it will all be worth it. Moderate to difficult climb – one way 0.25 mi

Hogs Back

Our eastern-most rail provides a lovely wooded walk. Stroll beneath our largest grouping of stately red & white oaks we estimate to be 150 yrs. Old & more. Slight grade – one way 0.16 mi

Chestnut

Go from our small pond to the woods and you’ll pass by a few mediumsized (approx. 60 yrs. Old) American Chestnuts that have since succumbed to the blight. Saplings continue to sprout from their roots. Slight grade – one way 0.13 mi

Thorton Thruway

Wend your way along the southern border of our property, seeing one of the oldest Black Gum trees in the east – more than 500 yrs. old. Moderate climb – one way 0.44 mi

Warner’s Way

with some fragile wet spots, you’ll get a view of a different forest ecosystem on this trail. Slight grade – one way 0.12 mi

Griffin’s Way

You’ll see lots of sights along this easy wooded trail, including the remnants of an ancient hemlock beloved by our found, Wendy Pfeiffer Lawrence. Easy walk - One way 0.18 mi

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The Lillibridge Tract at Pfeiffer Nature Center is great for the following activities:

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There are approximately 1,380 residents in Leon with the Amish Community comprising about 76% of that number. The Old Order Amish settled in Leon in 1949. They do not believe in the modern conveniences. They have no electricity in their homes + travel by horse and buggy. 

If you are looking for someplace interesting to go, try the Leon area. It is right in the heart of Amish Country.

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