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List of National Natural Landmarks in Kentucky facts for kids

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From List of National Natural Landmarks, these are the National Natural Landmarks in Kentucky. There are 7 in total, 1 is shared with Indiana.

Name Image Date Location County Ownership Description
1 Creelsboro Natural Bridge Red River Gorge 1987 Russell private An outstanding illustration of subterranean stream diversion.
2 Henderson Sloughs 1974 Henderson, Union state (Dept. of Fish & Wildlife) One of the largest wetlands remaining in Kentucky
3 Lilley Cornett Woods 1971 Letcher state (Eastern Kentucky University) Virgin tract of mixed mesophytic forest.
4 Red River Gorge Red River Gorge 1975 Menifee, Powell, Wolfe federal (Daniel Boone National Forest) Contains examples of many geological formations, including 41 natural bridges.
5 Rock Creek Research Natural Area 1975 Laurel federal (Daniel Boone National Forest) One of the few virgin hemlock hardwood forests remaining in Kentucky.
6 Big Bone Lick BIG BONE LICK STATE PARK.jpg 2009 Boone state (Big Bone Lick State Park) Combination of salt springs and associated Late Pleistocene bone beds. Also on the mighty Ohio River.
7 Ohio Coral Reef Fossil beds on the Ohio River.JPG 1966 Jefferson federal (Falls of the Ohio National Wildlife Conservation Area) A classic example of a Silurian and Devonian coral community. Extends into Indiana.
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