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Bergen-Byron Swamp
Location Byron / Bergen, New York, United States
Nearest city Rochester, New York
Area 2,000 acres (8.1 km2)
Established 1935
Governing body Bergen Swamp Preservation Society
Designated: March 1964

The Bergen-Byron Swamp is a protected 2,000-acre (810 ha) swamp and nature preserve located in the towns of Byron and Bergen, New York. It is over 10,000 years old. The Bergen Swamp Preservation Society was formed in 1935 to protect and preserve this delicate ecological environment.

It was designated a National Natural Landmark in 1964, the first such site to be designated.

Flora and fauna

A list of all some of the most common organisms in the swamp are as follows:


Individuals may visit, but groups need to ask permission first.

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