All of Montgomery Woods Conservation Area is forested. Visitors find a challenge on the rough terrain of this 348-acre area. Oak-hickory forest covers the steep hills and ridgetops. Bottomland tree species include silver maple, cottonwood, sycamore, and an assortment of other hardwoods.
You may view forest management practices such as tree improvement and tree harvest to create forest openings for wildlife, promote a healthy forest, and ensure a diversity of tree sizes and age classes. White-tailed deer, wild turkey and numerous songbirds are abundant.