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Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve

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Address: 1635 River Rd, New Hope, PA 18938-9334
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+1 215-862-2924
09:00 - 17:00
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It's a unique place

I don't know of any other wildflower preserve in this area -- much less where the wildflowers are safe from the predations of deer. It is a very special place. Have a walk... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
New Hope, Pennsylvania
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New Hope, Pennsylvania
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37 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't know of any other wildflower preserve in this area -- much less where the wildflowers are safe from the predations of deer. It is a very special place. Have a walk about and then go to Bowman's Tavern for one of the best burgers around.

Thank Persnickety2014
Langhorne, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

What a unique and wonderful adventure. We gathered at 7:00 PM with about 10 other folks and our 3 guides and proceeded out into the darkness along the paved roads and walkways in search of the elusive owls. We knew what we were looking for because the walk was preceded by a 30 minutes introduction to the evening plans along... More 

Thank Cabana-Boy-and-Girl
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

Spend 45 mins walking the trails. Enjoyed the walk on a fall afternoon but no flowers were in bloom due to the season. The trails were easy to walk and there were not too many people walking around which was nice. Will be back in June to see the flowers.

Thank christopher m
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81 reviews
35 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

We went there for a stroll on a Sunday late morning. The Preserve was fairly empty with visitors when we got there. It's like we had the whole place by ourselves. (There were more visitors when we left.) Leaves were changing colors. It's very enjoyable to walk along different trails and take in all the beautiful images. Because it's in... More 

Thank Rydes
Freehold, New Jersey
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76 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

I enjoyed strolling through the Preserve. The woman in the Visitors Center was very informative & had many pamphlets on the local plants. There were certainly some very picturesque spots along the trails, but for me personally I was hoping for longer, more strenuous trails. The trails here are very easy walking. I would return during the blooming season (June/July)... More 

Thank Jeanne732
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

A friend of ours planned a Renaissance/Medieval-themed wedding here, and the location was just perfect. Most of the guests dressed for the occasion, everyone had a great time, and the old buildings and surroundings made it easy to get caught up in the moment.

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New Hope, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

By keeping the deer out, they have literally "preserved" the native plants of eastern PA. There are several trails to choose from, they are all awesome. Go slow and read the signs (small plaques) that tell you about what it is you are looking for. Stop by in the spring and fall for their native plant sales (they are fundraisers... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

We love this place. So serene. Certain times of the year, it's heavenly. If you enjoy the outdoors and nature, this is the place to go.

Thank Melinda S
Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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110 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

This is just a wonderful family or couple adventure to take! You can check out the preserve or walk the Hill at Bowman's Tower and see the magnificent Tower itself. But I have to warn you, it's quite a exercise walk! But the scenery is worth it all!

Thank Maralize
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

A wonderful hike through trails and water falls. Lots of birds, and identified trees and plants. A great information center with brochures and articles are available as well

Thank Terri C

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