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Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve

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Address: 1635 River Rd, New Hope, PA 18938-9334
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Great location for a wedding!

A friend of ours planned a Renaissance/Medieval-themed wedding here, and the location was just perfect. Most of the guests dressed for the occasion, everyone had a great time, and... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2016
Todd F
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Reviewed 22 September 2016

A friend of ours planned a Renaissance/Medieval-themed wedding here, and the location was just perfect. Most of the guests dressed for the occasion, everyone had a great time, and the old buildings and surroundings made it easy to get caught up in the moment.

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New Hope, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 15 September 2016

By keeping the deer out, they have literally "preserved" the native plants of eastern PA. There are several trails to choose from, they are all awesome. Go slow and read the signs (small plaques) that tell you about what it is you are looking for. Stop by in the spring and fall for their native plant sales (they are fundraisers... More 

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Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

We love this place. So serene. Certain times of the year, it's heavenly. If you enjoy the outdoors and nature, this is the place to go.

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Thank Melinda S
Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 7 September 2016

This is just a wonderful family or couple adventure to take! You can check out the preserve or walk the Hill at Bowman's Tower and see the magnificent Tower itself. But I have to warn you, it's quite a exercise walk! But the scenery is worth it all!

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Thank Maralize
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Reviewed 27 August 2016

A wonderful hike through trails and water falls. Lots of birds, and identified trees and plants. A great information center with brochures and articles are available as well

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Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

We visited since it was close to where we were staying. We had a pleasant walk in the woods. The wildflowers were not as evident in August but those plants in bloom were nice. We decided to come back next Spring to see it when more plants are blooming.

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Egg Harbor City, New Jersey
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Reviewed 9 August 2016

My first time visit and was attracted to it because of the word "wildflowers". On this beautiful Saturday sunshine day as I drove up the first thing I notice is that the pavilion is marked "reserved" as they are getting ready for a wedding. Driving up the road to the actual visitors center, the greenery is pretty. The visitor center... More 

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Glen Burnie, Maryland
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Reviewed 2 August 2016

First time visit at end of July; came for one of their "Knowing Native Plants" lectures, so won't be able to speak to most of the grounds. Spent about an hour inside the visitor's center looking at slides and listening to the speaker, then we went on a walk through the meadow to see the plants in person. Would have... More 

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Collingswood, New Jersey
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Reviewed 28 June 2016

Had a wonderful hike through the preserve, but alas, we saw very little flowers (time of year?)...nice trails through, lots of birds and benches to sit and reflect by the creek while a bull frog vocalized his indignation at our presence!

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 22 June 2016

It was closed when we went on a Monday, but there was a plant sale taking place, so we were able to drive in. There really isn't much to see and aren't many flowers in bloom here, but I am sure in the blooming season, you can see more. There are walking trails and gardens to see. It is good... More 

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