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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. Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve
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.

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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. Bradford Dam Park
Warrington, PA

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.

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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. Bucks County Horse Park
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     View Facebook for Bucks County Horse Park in Revere, PA



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. Churchville Park & Nature Center
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



Core Creek Park is comprised of 1200 acres and includes horseback riding, walkways and bikeways, tennis, hiking and boat rentals. Core Creek Park
901 E. Bridgetown Pike , Langhome, PA 19047

Core Creek Park is comprised of 1200 acres and includes horseback riding, walkways and bikeways, tennis, hiking and boat rentals.

Phone: 215-757-0571     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 Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park
Stockton, NJ

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

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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. Delaware Canal State 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    



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. Honey Hollow Environmental Center
6324 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



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.. Kids' Castle and Central Park
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..

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Playgrounds 
Picnicking 
Hiking 
Ball Fields 
Horseback Riding Trails 
Boating 
Fishing 
Camping 
Ice Skating (designated area only) 
Nature Areas Lake Towhee Park
Old Bethlehem Pike , Applebachsville, PA

Playgrounds Picnicking Hiking Ball Fields Horseback Riding Trails Boating Fishing Camping Ice Skating (designated area only) Nature Areas

Phone: 215-757-0571     Website    



The 5,283-acre Nockamixon State Park surrounds the 1,450-acre Lake Nockamixon. The park’s forests and fields are a large green space in this rapidly developing area. Nockamixon State Park
1542 Mountain View Dr. , Quakertown, PA 18951

The 5,283-acre Nockamixon State Park surrounds the 1,450-acre Lake Nockamixon. The park’s forests and fields are a large green space in this rapidly developing area.

Phone: 215-529-7300     Website     MAP



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. Peace Valley Nature Center
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



Peace Valley Park is comprised of 1500 acres and includes horseback riding, walkways and bikeways, tennis, hiking and boat rentals. Peace Valley Park
230 Creek Road , New Britain Township, PA

Peace Valley Park is comprised of 1500 acres and includes horseback riding, walkways and bikeways, tennis, hiking and boat rentals.

Phone: 215-822-8608     Website     MAP



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. Pennrose Strawbridge House
County Line Road , Horsham, PA

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.

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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. Quakertown Swamp
Quakertown, PA

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.

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Tohickon Creek flows through the 45-acre Ralph Stover State Park, making a scenic picnic area. The nearby High Rocks section of the park is a lovely overlook of the Tohickon Creek. Ralph Stover State Park
5998 State Park Road , Pipersville, PA 18947

Tohickon Creek flows through the 45-acre Ralph Stover State Park, making a scenic picnic area. The nearby High Rocks section of the park is a lovely overlook of the Tohickon Creek.

Phone: 610-982-5560     Website     MAP



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. Ringing Rocks Park
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.

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A new shared-use trail will be constructed along the entire nine-mile length of the Route 202 Parkway.  This paved, 12-foot wide trail will provide a non-motorized transportation and recreational facility for walkers, runners, skaters and cyclists. This new trail will enhance 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 will have access points (with ample free parking) at:Knapp Road, Route 309, Stump Road near County Line Road, Bristol Road, and New Britian Road.  The Parkway Trail is scheduled to be openned at the end of October 2012. Route 202 Parkway Trail
Route 202 , Bucks & Montgomery Counties, PA

A new shared-use trail will be constructed along the entire nine-mile length of the Route 202 Parkway. This paved, 12-foot wide trail will provide a non-motorized transportation and recreational facility for walkers, runners, skaters and cyclists. This new trail will enhance 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 will have access points (with ample free parking) at:Knapp Road, Route 309, Stump Road near County Line Road, Bristol Road, and New Britian Road. The Parkway Trail is scheduled to be openned at the end of October 2012.

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It's not a mirage! Immense and intense, our huge indoor water park and entertainment center provides thrilling adventures for everyone in your caravan! Surf indoors on our Rip Curl. Zip through miles of water slides. Test your skills at Sammy's Trading Post Game Center or, quench your thirst in Sam Dune's Cafe.  Sahara Sam's truly is an oasis -- conveniently located in West Berlin, New Jersey, you're just a few 'smiles' away from year 'round family fun! Sahara Sam's Oasis Indoor Water Park
535 N. Route 73 , Berlin, NJ 08091

It's not a mirage! Immense and intense, our huge indoor water park and entertainment center provides thrilling adventures for everyone in your caravan! Surf indoors on our Rip Curl. Zip through miles of water slides. Test your skills at Sammy's Trading Post Game Center or, quench your thirst in Sam Dune's Cafe. Sahara Sam's truly is an oasis -- conveniently located in West Berlin, New Jersey, you're just a few 'smiles' away from year 'round family fun!

Phone: 856-767-7580     Website     MAP



Visiting Silver Lake Nature Center, a 235-acre Silver Lake Nature Center
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



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. Silver Lake Park
Bath Road , 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    



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. Stover-Myers Mill Park
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    



Playgrounds 
Picnicking 
Hiking 
Ball Fields 
Boating 
Fishing 
Camping 
Historic Features Tinicum Park
River Road , Erwinna, PA

Playgrounds Picnicking Hiking Ball Fields Boating Fishing Camping Historic Features

Phone: 215-757-0571     Website    



Playgrounds 
Picnicking 
Hiking 
Swimming (in season) 
Fishing 
Tent/Cabin Camping Tohickon Valley Park
Cafferty Road , Point Pleasant, PA

Playgrounds Picnicking Hiking Swimming (in season) Fishing Tent/Cabin Camping

Phone: 215-297-0754     Website    



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. Tyler State Park
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



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. VanSant Airport and Park
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: 610-847-8320     Website     MAP



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. Washington Crossing Historic Park
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