The Treasures of Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve

Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that showcases an extraordinary diversity of plants native to Pennsylvania and the Delaware Valley region. We care for and protect our native plant collection with the goal of encouraging the public to visit, enjoy, and learn about the richness of Pennsylvania's natural heritage.

Of the approximately 2,000 species native to Pennsylvania, the Preserve is home to nearly 800 of them. More than 80 of these species are rare, threatened or endangered native plants designated as Plants of Special Concern in Pennsylvania. A deer exclosure fence surrounds and protects 100 of our 134 acres. Over two and a half miles of picturesque trails offer some of the best hiking in all of Bucks County.

You’re invited to learn more about our unique plant collection and the wealth of birds, butterflies, and other wildlife that it supports. Educational programs run year- round. Take our virtual tour of seasonal highlights, take advantage of our online native plant resources, and plan a visit!


Happening at the Preserve

It's time to renew your Annual Membership. Please note, our Membership and Admission fees will increase on January 1, 2015. Current members are encouraged to renew for 2015 before the change takes effect. Please contact Jennifer Pennington, Membership Coordinator if you have questions.

Attention Volunteers: The Deer Drive that was planned for December 13 will be rescheduled. An update will follow from Trish McGuire.

Please give to the Annual Fund. Your gift to the annual fund helps sustain the work that we do, creating environmental education programs for adults and children, funding native plant conservation, and furthering our efforts in stewardship of the natural world around us.

Planning a wedding or special celebration? Our beautiful grounds make the perfect backdrop. Learn about Facility Rentals.

News & Events

12/24/14 - 1/1/15: Preserve Closed for Winter Holiday

1/4/15: Winter Lecture Series begins!  Roger Tory Peterson & the Modern Field Guide  2-3 p.m.

1/10/15: Owl Prowl 5 - 6 p.m.

1/11/15: Winter Lecture Series-One Crossing, Two Parks  2-3 p.m.

1/14/15: Tai Chi for Health & Wellness series begins  9:30 - 10:30 a.m.

1/14/15:  Tai Chi for Balance - series begins  11 a.m. - noon

1/15/15:  Nature Buddies: Animal Tracks  10-11:15 a.m.

1/17/15:  Knowing Native Plants - Plant ID  10 a.m. - noon

1/17/15:  Winter Native Plant Walk :  Nature in Winter 1:30 - 3 p.m.

1/18/15Winter Lecture Series:  Gardening for Native Beneficial Insects  2-3 p.m.

1/24/15:  Kitchen Table Printmaking  10 - 11:30 a.m.

1/25/15:  Winter Lecture Series:  Tiger Beetles  2 - 3 p.m.

1/29/15:  Movie Night:  Field Biologist  7 - 9 p.m.