Office address: 1031 Palmers Mill Road
Media, PA 19063
Mike Coll, Preserve Manager
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 organizational headquarters.
|3.5 miles of unpaved trails ranging from easy to moderate|
|Birds include Wood Duck, Belted Kingfisher, American Kestrel, Baltimore Oriole, Eastern Bluebird, and resident Red-shouldered Hawk. Birding checklist|
|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 with several large red and white oak specimens, and a rare willow oak|
|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—email or call 610-353-5587, ext. 266 for more information)
Organizational headquarters with “green” architectural features
Preserve Manager Mike Coll guides spring bird walks on Thursday mornings, April – June.