Granite of the Rolesville Batholith is well exposed at Mitchell’s Millpond State Natural Area. This 93-acre site is a Registered Heritage Area, and contains some of the best examples of native plant communities that grow in such a “granitic flatrock” environment.
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If you want to visit Mitchell’s Millpond on your own and want to know where to enter to see the prettiest parts of the site, email ReidChapter@gmail.com
for advice. The entry at the site’s sign is gets you to the old dam, but otherwise mostly privets and briers.