The park is almost 95 percent forested, and almost 36 percent of it, 187,000 acres (76,000 ha), is estimated by the Park Service to be old growth forest with many trees that predate European settlement of the area. It is one of the largest blocks of deciduous, temperate, old growth forest in North America.
Kid friendly videos – all about snakes & bats. (Almost) everything a kid (and their parents) might want to know about snakes. & bats. Link to a whole line of kid-friendly, animal-related videos.