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Due to deer population control hunts the following nature preserves will be closed:
Latta Plantation, Rural Hill, Stephens Road, and Cowans Ford - November 12 and 13
McDowell Nature Preserve - November 5, 6, 19, 20.
Latta Plantation Nature Center serves as the gateway to the 1,460 acres of Latta Plantation Nature Preserve and is the source for educational programs and information on the preserve's natural communities, flora, and fauna. The preserve, Mecklenburg County's largest, forms a green peninsula extending into Mountain Island Lake and protects a natural heritage site and several endangered plants. Download a Map.
Other facilities located in the preserve include: