Plan Your Visit
The Preserve’s Trails Are Open!
We welcome both members and non-members to visit our trails! Tickets can either be purchased online before that day's opening or at the gate at any time during normal business hours. Member admissions are, as always, free.
Hours & Admission
The Preserve is open year-round.
April - June, Open daily, 9 am - 5 pm (Last admission at 4 pm)
July - March, Open Wednesday – Monday (Closed Tuesday), 9 am - 5 pm (Last admission at 4 pm)
Open on the following Monday holidays: Memorial Day and Labor Day
Closed on Thanksgiving Day and for the Christmas holiday, beginning December 24 and reopening on January 2
Twinleaf Book & Gift Shop is open for in-person sales, every day that the Preserve is open.
Twinleaf Book & Gift Shop hours are currently from 9 am - 5 pm
Native Plant Nursery is closed for the season. It will reopen next April, 2023; date to be announced.
General Admission Fees
Adult (online and at the gate): $12.00
Seniors (65 and older): $9.00
Full-time students (with ID): $9.00
Military Discount: $9.00
Children (5 through 14): $6.00
Children under 5: Free
ACCESS Discount: $2.00 with valid ACCESS Card and photo ID for up to four people. Tickets must be purchased in-person at the gate and cannot be applied with online ticket sales.
Guided walks are held Friday - Monday at 11 am and/or 2 pm depending on the weather and naturalist’s availability from April through October. The cost is $5 for anyone over 14 years. Members are free to attend. Everyone must register in advance for a guided walk at the Twinleaf Shop. Look for the sandwich board at the entrance gate for available times.
Educational program fees include admission to the Preserve.
Admission revenue directly supports the Preserve’s operating expenses.
Beginning Saturday, Oct. 8 and lasting through the end of 2022: Are you looking to purchase a same day combo-ticket for Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve and Bowman's Hill Tower? Click here.
Become a Member and Visit for Free All Year Long
A BHWP membership pays for itself in just a few visits!
If you decide to join while visiting the Preserve, your admission fees from that day will be deducted from the price of your selected membership level—just keep your receipt to show in the Visitor Center.
Plan Your Visit
Native Plant and Gift Shop Sales:
Our Twinleaf Book & Gift Shop is open for in-person sales. If, for health reasons, you would feel more comfortable with our curbside pickup option, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to coordinate your gift shop pickup.
COVID-19 Health and Safety Plan:
The Preserve remains in close contact with the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR), the PA Department of Health and the CDC as we monitor the ongoing COVID situation and will amend these policies as conditions require. To see the Preserve's previous COVID-19 Health and Safety Plan, please click here: BHWP COVID Health & Safety Plan (HASP) 06_27_2020Download