Our Preserves

The Nature Conservancy manages the largest network of private preserves in the U.S., and many are open to the public for hiking, birding, biking, and other uses. To find nature near you, check out this interactive map showcasing Conservancy’s preserves in Pennsylvania.

Learn about nature preserves where hunting is permitted.

Need more inspiration? Check out our Pennsylvania Travel Guide or read one of our favorite stories about exploring nature in Pennsylvania.

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The Nature Conservancy considers many factors when determining what activities to permit on any Conservancy nature preserve, including hunting.

Pennsylvania Preserves

Northwest Region
French Creek
Fette Island

North Central Region
Elk Timberlands
West Branch Forest

South Central Region
Brush Mountain
Forest Pools Preserve at Kings Gap
Kings Gap State Park
Mountain Run Ponds
Mount Holly Marsh
Richard O. Rowlands Preserve at Aitkin Cave
Westfall Ridge

Northeast Region
Butternut Island
Cherry Valley
Florence Shelly Preserve
Harry and Mary Goeringer Preserve
Long Eddy
Long Pond
Eales Preserve at Moosic Mountain
Tannersville Cranberry Bog
Thomas Darling Preserve at Two-Mile Run
Woodbourne Preserve

Southeast Region
Acopian Preserve
Minsi Lake / Tott’s Gap Corridor
Mount Bethel Fens
State-Line Serpentine Barrens



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