This site contains approximately 50-60 acres of costal plain forest extending on both sides of Route 13 north of Route 1. Rock Run Creek flows through the site, which consists of moist forest with wetter conditions neat the creek.
This site is one of very few remaining significant examples of costal plain forest and contains populations of at least six rare plants.
Snipes Woods Selected Species List
Compiled by Ann F. Rhoads, Ph.D. for "Forest Bath" woodland walk on May 5, 2018
Swamp white oak
Sweet pepper bush
Netted chain fern
New York fern
Bold indicates special conservation status in Pennsylvania