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Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve

Where Mind, Heart and Spirit Bloom. Native wildflowers, ferns, shrubs, trees in naturalistic settings. Trails, woods, meadows, pond, creek. Visitor Center with exhibits, shop and educational programs for children and adults.

General
  • Days & Hours of Operation: Grounds open 8:30am to sunset daily. Visitor Center (including Twinleaf Shop) open 9am to 5pm, Tuesday – Sunday. Guided Wildflower Walk, offered Tuesday thru Sunday 2pm from April - October.
  • Seasonal Days & Hours of Operation: The Visitor Center will be open on the following Monday holidays: Memorial Day and Labor Day. The Visitor Center will be closed for the following holidays: Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Eve through New Year’s (12/24 – 1/1).
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Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve Meeting Facility

  • Space Notes: The Pond rental includes use of the stone patio and surrounding lawn. The area will accommodate 150-200 guests. The Moore Pavilion rental includes use of twelve picnic tables and a wood burning fireplace. Guests are welcome to make other seating arrangements to create their own memorable event. A Gazebo is available to rent for small ceremonies and can accommodate a max of 20 people. In our Auditorium conference tables and chairs are provided for up to 60 people.
  • Description: Hosting an event at the Preserve is a privilege reserved for our Business Partners and members at the family level and above. Evidence of insurance is required for all rentals. Cancellation Policy- $50 of each reservation is non-refundable. If a cancellation occurs less than one month prior to the reservation date and we are unable to rent the facility there is no refund.

Meeting Facility Rooms

Room Name Dimensions Ceiling Sq. Ft. Theater Classroom Size Banquet Capacity Reception
Captain James Moore Pavilion X                   80     100  
Gazebo in the Woods X                   20     20  
Auditorium X           60     60          
The Preserve Pond X                   200     150  

Guided Wildflower Walks

  • September 02, 2014 - September 30, 2014
  • Location: Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve
  • Address: 1635 River Rd, New Hope, PA 18938

See flowers and fruits in season and discover fun facts about their use. Learn about the Preserve's history, habitats, and important plant-animal inte... View details

Guided Wildflower Walks

  • October 01, 2014 - October 31, 2014
  • Location: Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve
  • Address: 1635 River Rd, New Hope, PA 18938
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

See flowers and fruits in season and discover fun facts about their use. Learn about the Preserve's history, habitats, and important plant-animal inte... View details

Night Owls

  • October 04, 2014
  • Location: Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve
  • Address: 1635 River Rd, New Hope, PA 18938

Don your pajamas and join us for an engaging program about owls. We’re teaming up with the New Hope-Solebury Library to bring you stories, cool ... View details

Fall Fun Fridays: Fantastic Foliage

  • October 17, 2014
  • Location: Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve
  • Address: 1635 River Rd, New Hope, PA 18938

Leaves are all around us but we really start to notice their magic in autumn. Let’s explore the shapes, sizes and colors of these food factories... View details

Knowing Native Plants: Trees of the Preserve

  • October 18, 2014
  • Location: Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve
  • Address: 1635 River Rd, New Hope, PA 18938

Learn about many of our native tree species in the glory of their fall color! Do you know which native tree was originally used to flavor root beer? O... View details

Perimeter Walk

  • October 25, 2014
  • Location: Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve
  • Address: 1635 River Rd, New Hope, PA 18938

It’s a fact most visitors take for granted: Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve would look radically different without our comprehensive 10 ... View details

Poetry Reading

  • October 25, 2014
  • Location: Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve
  • Address: 1635 River Rd, New Hope, PA 18938

Join us for an inspiring afternoon of poetry at the Preserve, featuring the winners of our First Annual Poetry Contest. Poets of all ages and levels w... View details

Weed Patrol

  • October 25, 2014
  • Location: Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve
  • Address: 1635 River Rd, New Hope, PA 18938

Join Grounds Manager Rick Fonda for a fun morning out in the woods. Learn to identify native and non-native plants, the importance of biodiversity and... View details

Fall Fun Fridays: Crawly Critters

  • October 31, 2014
  • Location: Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve
  • Address: 1635 River Rd, New Hope, PA 18938

No legs, 6 legs, 8 legs, more! Let’s discover the critters that call the forest floor their home and what role they play in our ecosystem. Pre-r... View details

Knowing Native Plants: From Flowers to Seeds

  • November 01, 2014
  • Location: Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve
  • Address: 1635 River Rd, New Hope, PA 18938

How do angiosperms reproduce sexually? Ed Lignowski, Ph.D. will answer that question in this new program by discussing the life cycle of flowering pla... View details

Fall Fun Fridays: Terrific Turkeys

  • November 07, 2014
  • Location: Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve
  • Address: 1635 River Rd, New Hope, PA 18938

Gobble, gobble! Where does this feathered friend live and what does it eat? It’s time to turn the table for tales about turkeys. Pre-registratio... View details

Wreath Workshop

  • December 06, 2014
  • Location: Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve
  • Address: 1635 River Rd, New Hope, PA 18938

Join the fun and make a festive holiday wreath out of natural materials and native plants including juniper, white pine, and holly. Preserve Executive... View details

Natural Crafts

  • December 13, 2014
  • Location: Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve
  • Address: 1635 River Rd, New Hope, PA 18938

Creating beautiful ornaments from found objects offers a rustic and natural feel when decorating your home and tree. We will make four fun, whimsical ... View details

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Bensalem PA 19020
Toll Free: 800-836-BUCKS
Phone: 1-800-836-2825

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