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District: 17
Address: 845 Park Road
City, State Zip: Elverson, PA 19520-9523
Contact Info: 610-582-9660
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Forest Description

Named for the founder of "Penn's Woods," William Penn State Forest contains 901 acres in five separate tracts across southeastern PA. The forest protects and conserves unique Pennsylvania ecosystems, including the Goat Hill Serpentine Barrens and Little Tinicum Island on the Delaware River.

Wild and Natural Areas ( 8 )

  • Natural Area
    David R. Johnson Natural Area
    This fifty-six acre wooded tract is located near New Hope in Eastern Bucks County. It is named after its former owner and its rich soils feature a wide variety of trees more frequently found in northern Pennsylvania than in the southeastern corner of the state.
  • Natural Area
    David R. Johnson Natural Area
    This wooded tract is located near New Hope in Eastern Bucks County. It is named after its former owner and its rich soils feature a wide variety of trees more frequently found in northern Pennsylvania than in the southeastern corner of the state.
  • Natural Area
    David R. Johnson Natural Area
  • Natural Area
    Ruth Zimmerman Natural Area
  • Natural Area
    Tinnicum Island Natural Area
    Little Tinicum Island in the Delaware River is the site of one of the few tidal mud flats in Pennsylvania. This is also the site of several wetland species of plants and animals not commonly found in Pennsylvania. The island is a good place to observe waterfowl as well as some uncommon plants.
  • Natural Area
    Ruth Zimmerman Natural Area
    This tract is located in Berks County south of Breezy Corners. It is primarily a forested wetland that features many pin oaks and various upland oak species.
  • Natural Area
    Ruth Zimmerman Natural Area
    This thirty-three acre tract is located in Berks County south of Breezy Corners. It is primarily a forested wetland that features many pin oaks and various upland oak species.
  • Natural Area
    Tinicum Island Natural Area
    Little Tinicum Island in the Delaware River is the site of one of the few tidal mud flats in Pennsylvania. This is also the site of several wetland species of plants and animals not commonly found in Pennsylvania. The island is a good place to observe waterfowl as well as some uncommon plants.

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