Chester County

Chester County Parks

Black Rock Sanctuary, Phoenixville

A lake surrounded by woods, as seen from behind a fence on a trail
Black Rock Lake can be seen from the interpretive trail

hiking, birding, interpretive trail, fishing (catch-and-release), boating (DCNR boat ramp on Schuylkill)

Goddard Park, West Grove

Hibernia, Coatesville


Nottingham, Nottingham

a winding gravel path flanked by trees and grasses with a farm in the far distance

Horseback riding

Warwick, Pottstown

Wolf’s Hollow, Atglen

Pennsylvania State Parks in Chester County

French Creek State Park

Boating (rentals available), Swimming (pool only), Hiking (35 miles of trails), Mountain Biking, Orienteering, Disc golf, Horseback riding, Cross country skiing, Sledding

Marsh Creek State Park

a landscape view of a lake from a distance. A field with wildflowers is in the foreground
The lake at Marsh Creek State Park

Boating, Hiking, Horseback riding, Mountain Biking, Cross country skiing, Swimming (pool only)

White Clay Creek Preserve

Hiking, Biking, Horseback riding, Cross country skiing

National Park

Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site, Elverson