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Saunders Woods Preserve

25 acres

Saunders Woods Preserve is a natural oasis for wildlife and community residents in the heart of the Main Line. The Bridlewild Trail passes through the preserve and connects to a wider system of paths that wind through the community. A walk here reveals a lively forest habitat as well as an open meadow that is home to a variety of bird species.

Address

1020 Waverly Road, Gladwyne, PA

Visitor Hours

Thurs - Tues, dawn to dusk. Closed Wednesdays.

Trail Map

  • Hiking, 1 - 3 MilesHiking, 1 - 3 Miles

Before you go

parking

8/10 of a mile northeast of Morris Avenue on Waverly Road

history

Donated to Natural Lands in 1988 by Dorothy Saunders, the property—originally known as “Little Farm”—has long been a place of refuge for both people and wildlife. For decades, the preserve’s trails and circa-1830 barn have welcomed families, students, scout troops, equestrians, and community members; the forest and meadows are home to a myriad of songbird species and other wildlife.

Photo: Ted Vanderlaan

access to nature. more essential than ever.

Our preserves are open, thanks to member support.

Help us continue our work saving open space, caring for nature, and connecting people to the outdoors.

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