Norristown Farm Park | Kids Out and About Philadelphia

Norristown Farm Park

Address: 
2500 Upper Farm Road
Norristown , PA , 19403
Phone: 610-270-0215
40° 8' 35.1132" N, 75° 20' 59.8344" W
Contact name: 
Ken Shellenberger
Business/organization type: 
One of the most unique parks in the Pennsylvania state park system, Norristown Farm Park is a working farm in continuous use since colonial times. The 690-acre park is home to 71 species of wildlife, fish, reptiles and amphibians; 173 species of birds; 89 species of trees; and 216 species of wildflowers. Here you will find hiking trails, a trout nursery, picnic areas, separate forest areas of mixed oak and other deciduous trees, flood plain, old farm fields, working fields, wetlands and two streams. There are 15 historic buildings on the property, the earliest dating from 1764.

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