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Women’s Hike and Trailgate

Bryn Coed Preserve | Sat, September 07, 2019, 10:30am - 12:00pm

Gather your gal pals for this empowering day on the trail. Join outdoor professional Sara Friedman of FreedWoman Retreats for a guided hike through miles of new trails at Bryn Coed Preserve. Learn how to use outdoor activities to increase your confidence, resiliency, and impact as an environmental steward.

Nurture your body, mind and spirit and enjoy new friends as you find yourself outside. Participants will leave inspired and equipped to seek new challenges and embrace a life grounded in nature.

Afterwards, we’ll treat ourselves trailside. Pack a picnic to enjoy with complimentary beverages (with or without a twist!) during lunch hour mingling under the iconic Pennsylvania Champion white oak tree.


Bryn Coed Preserve
1869 Flint Road
Chester Springs , PA 19425


September 7, 2019
10:30am - 12:00pm

In 2017, Natural Lands acquired a 1,505-acre mosaic of forest and farmland known as Bryn Coed—which means “wooded hill” in Welsh. In doing so, we saved one of the largest remaining unprotected swaths of land in the greater Philadelphia region from becoming a housing development.

The preserve includes a Pennsylvania Champion white oak, the headwaters of the Pickering Creek, and several Bald Eagle nesting spots. Miles of hiking trails meander past 19th century stone farmhouses, historical ruins, and other remnants of the land’s agricultural past.

Please note: a portion of the trails traverse private property. Please respect the owners’ privacy and stay on the trails.

  • Bring a blanket or chair and pack a picnic to enjoy with complimentary beverages (with or without a twist!) during lunch hour mingling under the iconic Pennsylvania Champion white oak tree.
  • Dress for the season and wear sturdy, closed-toe shoes.
  • Please leave your four-legged friends at home.


Registration required to reserve your spot. Please complete and submit the secure, on-line registration form below, or call 610-353-5587 ext. 234. Free for Natural Lands member,  $50 new member

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Events may be cancelled due to inclement weather or low registration. In that case, we will make every effort to update our website and contact registrants. Note that we cannot offer refunds of paid registrations or ticket purchases, but rest assured that your donation will help us in our work to save open space, care for nature, and connect people to the outdoors.

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