157 Peacedale Road
Landenberg, PA 19350
Jarrod Shull, Preserve Manager
Parking: Off of Peacedale Road, 1 mile west of Rt. 896/New London Rd.
The 222-acre Peacedale Preserve includes two streams that flow into Big Elk Creek, which in turn leads to the Chesapeake Bay. The property also includes vast expanses of woodlands and hayfields, some of which we will convert to native grass meadows in the coming years.
|3.5 miles of unpaved trails ranging from easy to moderate|
|Birds include Eastern Bluebird, Ovenbird, and Downy, Hairy, and Pileated Woodpeckers|
|Animals include red fox, wild turkey, wood and tree frogs, raccoon, eastern chipmunk, and eastern flying squirrel|
|Woodlands dominated by oak, tuliptree, and maple|
|Hayfields that will be converted to native grass meadows|
|Over 1 mile of tributary streams to Big Elk Creek; wetlands that provide habitat for a variety of plants and animals, including one endangered species|
Trail Map (also available at the parking lot kiosk)