In autumn, many
of the bushes and trees along the trail are bearing fruit. Red Osier Dogwood,
Highbush Cranberry, Buckthorn, Wild Grape, and Staghorn Sumac are but a few
of the plants which will provide wild birds and mammals with berries and
seeds throughout the coming months.
Throughout the park, mast trees such
as Beech and various species of Oak will provide an abundance of nuts for
autumn foragers, while the conifers bear cones which will be dismantled for