Celebrate Spring and Earth Day with a visit to Five Mile Woods on Sunday, April 27 from 12 noon to 3 p.m. Located in Lower Makefield Township at 1305 Big Oak Road, the preserve is a 300-acre wooded natural area filled with diverse plant and animal life. Knowledgeable guides will offer tours of the Woods featuring the signs of spring from blooming wildflowers to calling wood frogs. Naturalist John Heilferty will be on hand to show visitors frogs, salamanders and turtles that live in tanks in Woods Headquarters as well as other biofacts that have been found in the Woods.
Refreshments will be provided following tours. Tours are free, open to the public and appropriate for both adults and children. No reservations are necessary. Since some of the trails may be wet please wear appropriate shoes.
Five Mile Woods is located near the intersection of Big Oak and Oxford Valley Roads near the Kohl’s Shopping Center. The preserve is open every day from dawn until dusk. For more information, call 215-493-6652.