Citizen Science at Breaks Interstate Park

You can help map the biota of Breaks Interstate Park by making observations at the park or identifying observations online!

A bi-state state park, Breaks Interstate Park, is located mostly in southwestern Virginia though it also stretches into southeastern Kentucky. The park is rich in biodiversity, and has plenty to be discovered by participants. The area is known as The Breaks and also as the “Grand Canyon of the South” because of the deepest gorge east of the Mississippi River being located in the park. Come out to the park and be sure to bring your smart phone or a camera. Binoculars are also recommends for spotting migratory and local birds.


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