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Parks and Gardens

 
 

Chanticleer Gardens

30 acres of sights, textures, flowers, and vegetables at Chanticleer Gardens. Enjoy the surroundings at a leisurely pace or take a tour with a knowledgeable horticulturists.
786 Church Rd.
Wayne, PA 19087
610.687.4163
www.chanticleergarden.org
 
 

Eastern College Waterwheel

This 1912 waterwheel is one of the few working waterwheels in the country. It was originally used to irrigate flowerbeds and to power interior and exterior fountains. Also see 3 lakes on site and view tiles in the Walton Mansion by Henry Mercer.
1300 Eagle Rd.
Saint Davids, PA 19087
610.341.5800
website
 
 
Great Valley Nature Center
A colonial-era fieldstone bank barn, renovated in 1986 and 2001, serves as the education building. A nearby two-storied springhouse probably predates the barn. The Nature Center's 10.5 acres provide several natural areas for field study that include a stream, pond, wetland, field and woodland habitats. Also features is a Bird of Prey Center, replica Native American Lenape village, a Pennsylvania wildflower garden, and a maple sugar house.
P.O. Box 82
4251 State Road
Devault, PA 19432
gvnc.org
 
 

Hidden Valley Farms

Hidden Valley Farms operates a stable within the park that provides trail rides, horse boarding, riding lessons, pony rides, and an assortment of horse related services. Operated under the direction of Bishop's Mill Historical Institute, the Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation provides visitors with an accurate picture of life on a Delaware county farm prior to the American Revolution.
610.892.7260
www.colonialplantation.org
 
 

Jenkins Arboretum

631 Berwyn Baptist Rd.
Devon, PA 19333
610.647.8870
610.647.6664
www.jenkinsarboretum.org
 
 

Longwood Gardens

Route 1, P.O. Box 501
Kennett Square, PA 19348-0501
610.388.1000
www.longwoodgardens.org
 
 

Radnor Township Parks
& Facilities

 
 

Ridley Creek State Park

Ridley Creek State Park provides history, scenic beauty and natural wonders. There are hundreds of picnic tables in picnic areas. Each area is equipped with restrooms and charcoal grills. Several of the areas have large fields, playground equipment, or picnic pavilions that can be reserved up to 11 months in advance for a fee. The 5-mile, paved Multi-use Trail along Sycamore Mills and Forge roads is designated for bicycles, joggers/walkers and cross-country skiers.
Sycamore Mills Rd.
Media, PA 19063
610.892.3900
website
 
 

Rose Tree Park

1671 North Providence Rd.
Rt. 252
Media, PA 19063
610.565.7410
website
 
 

Tredyffrin Parks & Recreation

 
 

Tyler Arboretum

 
 

Valley Forge Park

Horseshoe Trail: The Horseshoe Trail is a 120-mile trail traveling from Valley Forge to just north of Hershey. the trail is also a horseback riding trail. It connects with the Appalachian Trail on Sharp Mountain. Trail maps are available from the visitor's center at Valley Forge Historical Park.
Rt. 23 and North Gulph Rd
610.834.1550
www.valleyforge.org
 
 

The Willows

490 Darby-Paoli Rd.
Villanova, PA 19085
610.964.9288
www.radnor.com

 
   
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