3000 Parkway Blvd
Allentown, PA 18104
The Rose Garden features a beautiful array of rose and other flower varieties, in peak bloom typically in June - July. The Rose Garden is a popular park for walking, bicycling, and photography opportunities. Many couples choose to host their wedding in the Rose Garden, or take engagement or prom pictures. The 1.3 mile walking loop is a great way to exercise, and features a smaller loop with 10 Wellness Stations, designed with exercise equipment for ages 50 & older. Three pavilions and park restrooms are located off of Honochick Drive.
Phone: 610-437-7750 Website MAP
1112 River Rd
Washington Crossing, PA 18977
This grand observation tower offers an expansive view of the Delaware River area. As the seasons change, so do the colors and visual experiences change at the Tower, making returns trips enjoyable for visitors each year.
Phone: 215-493-4076 Website MAP
1635 River Rd
New Hope, PA 18938
Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve (BHWP) showcases an extraordinary diversity of plants native to Pennsylvania and the Delaware Valley region. The Preserve focuses exclusively on native plants, in distinction from botanical gardens that may include natives in their collections.
Phone: 215-862-2924 Website MAP
The Bradford Dam is a 280 acre tract which Bucks County has preserved to protect the area's natural wetlands. The Dam is open to fishing and also has a maintained walking trail. The Bradford Dam area is home to a number of different bird species such as the Grasshopper Sparrow, Willow Fly Catcher, and Eastern King Bird. This unusual bird refuge is a valuable passive recreation area for Bucks County residents.
8934 Easton Road
Revere, PA 18953
The Bucks County Horse Park, part of the Bucks County Park System, is a unique facility dedicated to the preservation of natural environment for amateur equestrian pursuits. Located in Revere, Pennsylvania, we provide a variety of competitions and trail riding for all ages and disciplines of riding.
Phone: 610-847-8597 Website MAP
1 Plank Road
Schwenksville, PA 19473
Visitors can enjoy a children’s playground as well as vistas of the Perkiomen Creek while fishing. Picnic tables and grills are available throughout the park’s picnic grove. There is one large pavilion available by reservation for large groups. Nearby are recreational offerings of volleyball, horseshoes and restroom facilities. For special occasions, the Park’s Old Mill House is available by reservation. Visitors can walk, jog, bike or horseback ride on over 19 miles of the Perkiomen Trail winding along the Perkiomen Creek.
Phone: 610-287-6970 Website MAP
501 Churchville Ln
Churchville, PA 18966
The mission of the Churchville Nature Center is to instill an awareness and appreciation of the natural world in all people through education, and to encourage responsible environmental stewardship with a commitment to the preservation of resources and wildlife habitat.
Phone: 215-357-4005 Website MAP
The 70-mile Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park is one of central New Jersey's most popular recreational corridors for canoeing, jogging, hiking, bicycling, fishing and horseback riding. The canal and the park are part of the National Recreation Trail System. This linear park is also a valuable wildlife corridor connecting fields and forests. A recent bird survey conducted in the park revealed 160 species of birds, almost 90 of which nested in the park
11 Lodi Hill Road
Upper Black Eddy, PA 18972
A walk along the 60-mile towpath of the Delaware Canal is a stroll into American History. The Delaware Canal is the only remaining continuously intact canal of the great towpath canal building era of the early and mid-19th century. Mule drawn canal boat rides and the Lock Tender/s House Visitor Center are at New Hope. A walk along the towpath is a stroll into American history. Paralleling the Delaware River between Easton and Bristol, this diverse park contains an historic canal and towpath, many miles of river shoreline and eleven river islands. From riverside to farm fields to historic towns, visitors to Delaware Canal State Park will enjoy the ever-changing scenery along its corridor.
Phone: 610-982-5560 Website
Fort Washington, PA
Rich in modern recreational facilities and historical significance, Fort Washington blossoms with flowering dogwood in the spring. The park takes its name from the temporary fort built by George Washington's troops in the fall of 1777, before heading to Valley Forge. The park is popular with hikers and picnickers. Birders enjoy the seasonal migration of raptors from the Observation Deck.
2144 Snyder Road
Green Lane, PA 18054
Green Lane Park, in northwestern Montgomery County, offers a variety of year-round, outdoor activities and programs for people to choose from. Park visitors can enjoy fishing, boating (including boat rentals), family and group camping, picnicking, 25 miles of trails for horseback riding, mountain biking and hiking, as well as two children's playgrounds. Winter enthusiasts can cross-country ski, ice fish or go ice skating. The park also offers summer concerts and family-oriented, environmental education programs on weekends.
Phone: 215-234-4528 Website MAP
2877 Upper York Road
New Hope, PA 18938
Operated by the Bucks County Audubon Society, the Honey Hollow Environmental Education Center is located on the Honey Hollow Watershed in Solebury Township. The Center is open to school and community groups for educational programs throughout the year. Because of the early conservation work carried out by local farmers and the Soil Conservation Service, the entire watershed of the Honey Hollow Creek was designated as a National Historic Landmark in 1969.
Phone: 215-297-5880 Website MAP
425 Wells Road
Doylestown, PA 18901
This impressive 8-story structure was the result of a volunteer community effort to build a wonderland of swings, slides, a rocket ship, climbing and hiding places, and a great place for kids to spend a summer afternoon. It is located within Central Park at 425 Wells Road in Doylestown Township, just outside of town. It is open 7 days a week, sunrise to sunset, and admission is free. The park is open year-round though the castle closes after the first freeze. Central Park is a 108-acre facility that includes tennis courts, volleyball, soccer fields, and 1.5 miles of biking and hiking trails. It is perfect for picnicking, with many tables and several covered pavilions..
183 Moredon Road
Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006
This 230 acre oasis of woods and meadows, in the suburbs of eastern Abington Township, attracts visitors to its natural beauty year-round. Lorimer Park is a haven for wildlife under a canopy of huge trees. Activities include hiking, picnicking, bird and animal watching, horseback riding (with your own horse), and, in the winter, sledding and cross-country skiing. For the angler, Pennypack Creek is stocked with trout by the PA Fish & Boat Commission. Overlooking the creek is majestic Council Rock where, legend says, Native Americans used to meet to plan their activities. It now serves as a beautiful and popular backdrop for wedding photographs. Adjacent to the facility, 5.75 miles of the former Fox Chase-Newtown rail line has been converted to a recreational trail. This crushed stone path provides level hiking and biking and views of the Pennypack Creek.
Phone: 215-947-3477 Website MAP
2500 Upper Farm Road
Norristown, PA 19403
Norristown Farm Park has a variety of buildings and open fields that represent a diverse history of farming, manufacturing and institutional associations. The buildings date from the mid-18th century through the early 20th century and at various times were part of mills, a tannery, farms and the Norristown State hospital. The unique and breath-taking beauty of the woods and agricultural fields, combined with a stocked trout stream, the Norristown Farm Park has it all. Where else can a visitor bicycle, walk, hike, run, jog, picnic, fish in a stocked trout stream, walk their dog, or view wildlife in their natural habitats? The Park has over seven miles of paved trails and there are several rustic nature trails available for the adventuresome.
Phone: 610-270-0215 Website MAP
170 Chapman Road
Doylestown, PA 18901
Peace Valley offers 14 miles of nature trails in the woods and meadows at the eastern end of Lake Galena. The walking options vary from groomed foot paths near the Nature Center Solar Building to remote hiking trails in the mature woods.
Phone: 215-345-7860 Website MAP
County Line Road
The Penrose/Strawbridge Farm is a 102-acre property located on the southwest side of County Line Rd. in Horsham Township, Montgomery County and is part of the Horsham Township Park System. It is located next to Graeme Park, the estate of colonial Governor Sir William Keith, and now a state park and museum.
Located in Richland, East Rockhill and West Rockhill Townships, in Upper Bucks County, Pa., Quakertown Swamp is a 518-acre wetland which is recognized as significant by the Pennsylvania Natural Diversity Inventory because it is a haven for a variety of wildlife species, including beaver and waterfowl. The heron rookery is a site well worth seeing, especially during the Spring breeding season.
Bridgeton Township, PA
Picnicking, Hiking, Nature Areas, Geological Formation. This 128 acre park includes an amazing field of boulders which, when struck by a hammer or another rock, produce a hollow metallic ringing sound. The origin of the field is a mystery - neither glacial nor the result of a rock slide. Kids love visiting here. It's also the site of the largest waterfall in Bucks County.
Bucks & Montgomery Counties, PA
This shared-use trail runs along the entire nine-mile length of the Route 202 Parkway, providing a non-motorized transportation and recreational facility for walkers, runners, skaters and cyclists. This new trail enhances the region’s pedestrian and cycling network by connecting the large and growing system of trails in Montgomery and Bucks counties. The 202 Parkway Trail has access points (with parking) at Knapp Road, Route 309, Stump Road near County Line Road, Bristol Road, and New Britain Road.
1306 Bath Road
Bristol, PA 19007
Visiting Silver Lake Nature Center, a 235-acre "natural treasure" in the heart of the southern portion of Bucks County, is an experience to be savored, not rushed. It's a place where lush foliage, accessible wetlands and rich woodlands abound. Where rare and threatened animal and plant species like the Red Belly Turtle, Southern Leopard Frog, and the Maryland Meadow Beauty find refuge and flourish peacefully. Where people of all ages can explore and enjoy a special part of our world.
Phone: 215-785-1177 Website MAP
Bristol Township, PA 19007
This 235-acre complex is unique to Pennsylvania in that it harbors the best-protected Coastal Plain Forest left in the state. It is part of the 460-acre park and Silver Lake which is the terminus of the Mill Creek, Queen Anne Creek, and the Black Ditch Creek Watershed. The main building houses a multipurpose auditorium, exhibit room depicting that which is unique to the park, offices, the Barnswallow Gift Shop, and a reference library. Immediately outside the building is a large meadow. Nearby, a 60-person amphitheater is designed for campfires and shows.
Phone: 215-757-0571 Website
Bedminster Township,, PA
Stover-Myers Mill, which comprises 26 acres along the Tohickon Creek in Bedmnster Township on Dark Hollow Road and the creek in Pipersville. Originally, this mill started as a water-powered gristmill/sawmill and was later powered by steam. Owned by Jacob Stover in the early 1800's, the Stover-Myers Mill produced flour and animal feed for regional and local consumption.
Phone: 215-757-0571 Website
101 Swamp Rd.
Newtown, PA 18940
Tyler State Park consists of 1,711 acres in Bucks County. Park roads, trails, and facilities are carefully nestled within the original farm and woodland setting. Neshaminy Creek meanders through the park, dividing the land into several interesting sections.
Phone: 215-968-2021 Website MAP
516 Cafferty Road
Erwinna, PA 18920
VanSant Airport is the ideal place to spend an afternoon with friends or family. You can picnic under the trees and witness vintage aircraft in their original grass roots environment. Or you can strap on your helmet, put on your goggles, throw back your scarf and return to another era when biplanes and gliders abounded, and you never knew who was going to fly into Van Sant next. The airport offers the following rides to the public: mile high or aerobatic glider rides, Piper Cub rides, Tiger Moth rides, and Stearman rides.
Phone: 610-847-1119 Website MAP
Washington Crossing, PA 18977
Washington Crossing Historic Park was founded in 1917 to perpetuate and preserve the site from which the Continental Army crossed the Delaware River. This purpose is achieved by interpreting the historical significance of this site for thousands of Park visitors each year through tours, exhibits and various special events. The spirit of the 1776 Crossing is recreated every year on Christmas Day when the annual reenactment of Washington Crossing the Delaware takes place on December 25. In this annual reenactment the visitor can see reenactors in Continental military dress cross the river in the replica Durham boats.
Phone: 215-493-4076 Website
494 Mathews Avenue
New Britain, PA 18901
The Wilma Quinlan Nature Preserve is a 26+ acre natural area located along the Neshaminy Creek that is owned and maintained by New Britain Borough. The woods and fields of the Preserve are set aside for habitat preservation and passive recreation. The Preserve's numerous trails are intended for nature study, wildlife observation, and birding. The Preserve includes a 2.7 acre wildflower meadow. The main entrance is located on Mathews Avenue. Mathews Avenue is closed to through traffic near the Preserve, however, it can be accessed using Sand Road off of Butler Avenue. Miriam's Meadow is located along Landis Mill Road and can be accessed using Mathews Avenue or Aarons Avenue. There is an entrance to the Preserve on Landis Mill Road as well. It is an easy walk from SEPTA's New Britain Train Station where the R5 Lansdale/Doylestown Line makes regular stops seven days a week.
Phone: 215-348-4586 Website MAP