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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

  • April 01, 2015 - June 30, 2015
  • 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

Spring Bird Walk

  • April 11, 2015 - May 16, 2015
  • Location: Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve
  • Address: 1635 River Rd, New Hope, PA 18938
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Saturday

The Preserve provides nesting sites and food sources for many species of birds, including warblers, thrushes, chickadees, woodpeckers, towhees, nuthat... View details

Mindfulness Walks

  • April 14, 2015 - May 19, 2015
  • Location: Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve
  • Address: 1635 River Rd, New Hope, PA 18938
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Tuesday

Modern life requires and rewards multi-tasking. However, we miss out on fully experiencing the moment when our attention is scattered. Join us on thes... View details

Walk When the Moon is Full

  • May 02, 2015
  • Location: Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve
  • Address: 1635 River Rd, New Hope, PA 18938

There's something special about exploring nature at night. Set your sense of adventure on high and join us for an evening full of folklore and stories... View details

Weed Patrol

  • May 02, 2015
  • Location: Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve
  • Address: 1635 River Rd, New Hope, PA 18938

Learn to identify native and non-native plants, the importance of biodiversity, and how to remove and dispose of invasive species properly. Your effor... View details

Mother's Day Birds and Blooms

  • May 10, 2015
  • Location: Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve
  • Address: 1635 River Rd, New Hope, PA 18938

Start your Mother’s Day off with a morning of family fun and a chance to learn more about Mother Nature too! This interactive program will inclu... View details

Knowing Native Plants: Focus on Ferns

  • May 16, 2015
  • Location: Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve
  • Address: 1635 River Rd, New Hope, PA 18938

Advance registration suggested. Presentation/discussion followed by outdoor tour. Some plants, such as ferns, don’t flower at all. Join Ed Ligno... View details

Nature Buddies: Flower Power

  • May 21, 2015
  • Location: Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve
  • Address: 1635 River Rd, New Hope, PA 18938

Advance registration required by the Tuesday prior to each program. Find out what makes flowers so fascinating to butterflies, birds and bees. Program... View details

Knowing Native Plants: Flowering Shrubs

  • May 30, 2015
  • Location: Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve
  • Address: 1635 River Rd, New Hope, PA 18938

Advance registration suggested. Presentation/discussion followed by outdoor tour. The Mid-Atlantic region has one of the best flowering shrub displays... View details

Weed Patrol

  • June 06, 2015
  • Location: Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve
  • Address: 1635 River Rd, New Hope, PA 18938

Advance registration suggested. Learn to identify native and non-native plants, the importance of biodiversity, and how to remove and dispose of invas... View details

Explorer's Tour: Birds and Blooms of the Delaware Water Gap

  • June 10, 2015
  • Location: Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve
  • Address: 1635 River Rd, New Hope, PA 18938

Fee includes transportation and boxed lunch. Registration with payment required by Thursday, June 1. The Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area c... View details

Raptor's Delight with Hawk Mountain Sanctuary

  • June 13, 2015
  • Location: Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve
  • Address: 1635 River Rd, New Hope, PA 18938

Join Erin Brown, Director of Education at Hawk Mountain Sanctuary in Kempton, PA, for this in-depth look at raptors. Erin will explain the history of ... View details

Children's Summer Reading

  • June 18, 2015 - August 20, 2015
  • Location: Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve
  • Address: 1635 River Rd, New Hope, PA 18938

Registration required by the Tuesday prior to each program. Explore - Read - Connect to nature! Each week we’ll read exciting books about the ou... View details

The Wonders of Water

  • June 20, 2015
  • Location: Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve
  • Address: 1635 River Rd, New Hope, PA 18938

Naturalist Mary Anne Borge and Education Coordinator Kelly Joslin team up to help you explore the flora and fauna of our aquatic habitats including po... View details

Firefly Magic

  • June 25, 2015
  • Location: Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve
  • Address: 1635 River Rd, New Hope, PA 18938

Join us for a magical journey as we learn about these whimsical creatures. After a short discussion on firefly life history, we will decorate a catche... View details

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