Hildacy Farm Preserve

View a sampling of various habitat restoration efforts at this preserve!

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Hildacy Farm Preserve

1031 Palmers Mill Road (office address)
Media, PA 19063
Mike Coll, Preserve Manager
610-353-5587, ext. 316

Parking: 1031 Palmers Mill Road

The 55-acre Hildacy Farm Preserve contains a diversity of habitats that attract abundant wildlife—particularly birds—and offers a sampling of the most common natural resource restoration efforts underway throughout the Natural Lands Trust preserve system. Hildacy Farm is also home to our organization’s headquarters.

Learn more about Hildacy Farm Preserve on our Blog!


trails 3.5 miles of unpaved trails ranging from easy to moderate
Birds Birds include Wood Duck, Belted Kingfisher, American Kestrel, Baltimore Oriole, Eastern Bluebird, and resident Red-shouldered Hawk.  Birding checklist
Grasslands Native grass meadows with big bluestem, little bluestem, Indian grass, and broomsedge as well as wildflowers such as goldenrod, black-eyed Susan, and butterfly weed
Woodlands Woodlands with several large red and white oak specimens, and a rare willow oak
Wetlands and streams Crum Creek and an unnamed tributary flow through the preserve. A wetland created from the former farm pond is home to a variety of native plants and animals.


Trail Map (also available at the parking lot kiosk)

ADA restrooms (during business hours)

Preserve Center with meeting space (available for use by prior arrangement— or call Debbie at 610-353-5587, ext. 266 for more information)

Office building with “green” architectural features

Interpretive signage along trails