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Nolde Forest Environmental Education Center

2910 New Holland Rd, Reading, PA 19607-9448
+1 610-796-3699
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Great place to walk and commune with nature

I went with my husband and two teenage (13&15) children. And our dog. There are several trails... read more

Reviewed 2 December 2017
Freehold, New Jersey
via mobile
A very pleasant, low stress walk in the woods

My wife and I love walking outdoors especially in the Spring and Fall. Nolde conveys the feeling... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2017
John W
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Usa
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Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

I went with my husband and two teenage (13&15) children. And our dog. There are several trails. Most were easy to walk. Some were hilly, so appropriate shoes are recommended, although I managed with my Uggs. Most of the trails were clearly labeled. There were...More

Thank MelissaY833
Reviewed 19 July 2017

My wife and I love walking outdoors especially in the Spring and Fall. Nolde conveys the feeling of being in the forest but with well laid out trails and paths. If you enjoy a nice walk in the woods, but are not really into hiking,...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 7 July 2017

We had a great hike at the surroundings of this center and it was just beautiful. It was nice to walk along the stream to feel nature as it should be.

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Great place to hike. Great for families. Lots of variety in difficulty. There are many trails and even on a crowded day you can walk without running into lots of people. Best advice is grab a map from the parking area before you set out.

1  Thank Kfrank579
Reviewed 25 March 2017

We Love hiking here It is beautiful Love the big old growth evergreens Nice hiking trails along a creek

Thank Tom L
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Great guided hikes and lots of trails. A peaceful area and dogs are also welcome, but please be sure to clean up after your furry friend. Love walking here:)

Thank Annette S
Reviewed 28 November 2016

The staff presents educational lectures relating to the forest. The staff is knowledgeable and friendly. There is a lot to learn for people of all ages. Bring the family for a great experience.

Thank don w
Reviewed 7 November 2016

The trails are well maintained and fairly well marked. The park ranger is willing to give additional information about the difficulty level of the trails. There are many easy ones, yet there are challenging ones, too. Lots of gentle up & down to get a...More

3  Thank LouisePennsylvania
Reviewed 20 October 2016

My wife and I wanted to get some exercise and enjoy nature...we could not think of a better place the than Nolde Forest. The paths are maintained very well and the hiking is easy.

Thank RLW001
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Went hiking for first time at Nolde having been there for educational outtings with school kids. Hiking trails very well maintained and vary from flat to steep and rough to almost paved. Maps at the Sawmill entrance were very accurate and included contour lines to...More

Thank Pete S
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