TrailsĀ in the preserve are part of a 4-mile network of township trails!

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Wawa Preserve

Valley Road (approx. 127 Valley Road)
Media, PA 19063
Mike Coll, Preserve Manager
610-353-5587, ext. 316

Parking: 2/10 mile northwest of Route 1 (Baltimore Pike) on Valley Road

The 98-acre Wawa Preserve is owned by Natural Lands Trust and operated in partnership with Middletown Township. Parts of the property were once used to graze cattle for the Wawa Dairy. Visitors can enjoy trails that traverse a variety of habitats, including dense woodlands along Rocky Run Creek and sunny meadows filled with milkweed, goldenrod, and little bluestem.


Trails Trails within the preserve are part of an approximately 4-mile network of trails managed by Middletown Township; unpaved trails ranging from easy to moderate
Birds Birds include Baltimore and Orchard Orioles, Scarlet Tanager, and Belted Kingfisher
Animals Animals include red fox, box turtle, little and big brown bats, and eastern chipmunk
Grasslands Former pastureland now filled with both warm-season and cool-season grasses
Woodlands Woodlands consisting of beech, red oak, sycamore, poplar, gum, and walnut
Wetlands and streams Rocky Run Creek runs through the property, which is classified as a high quality cold water fishery and important to migratory fish



Preserve map (print before you go)

Picnic table