The Nature Foundation of Wintergreen encourages and enhances understanding, appreciation, and conservation of the natural and cultural resources of the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia.

The Nature Foundation at Wintergreen is an independently managed and financed 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that cooperates with property owners, businesses, and the Wintergreen Resort to function as a research and education facility for our members and visitors, as well as serving as a host site for regional and national conservation efforts. Our programs are open to anyone who wishes to take part and enjoy nature!

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Go outside & play

Our trail system covers an assortment of terrain throughout its 30 miles. There are both rugged, steep slopes as well as beautiful, short strolls most anyone can enjoy. 

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Grow native plants

Preserving while enhancing the natural beauty of the land is a goal of those who garden using native plants. The Nature Foundation is a leader in making it easier and fun.

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Read Our Latest Bi-Annual Newsletter

Check out our latest bi-annual newsletter for more information on the work we do at Wintergreen, tips for protecting and caring for the wildlife on your property, updates on our membership, activities for children, and much more!