Ruffner Mountain Nature Preserve
A 1,036-acre preserve with native plants, animals, geological formations, wonderful vistas and ore-mining heritage. A hiking trail and overlook offer a beautiful view of the city. Maps are available. The nature center includes exhibits and gift shop and family programs. Covered and open picnic areas and facility rentals.
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