Ferncliff Wildflower & Wildlife Preserve
Preserve managed by Lancaster Conservancy
Located in southern Lancaster County’s Drumore Township, this preserve is a scenic wooded ravine that is a favorite spot for bald eagles that nest nearby and often are seen soaring above or hunting for fish. Barnes Run, which flows through the preserve, is a direct tributary of the Susquehanna River. Ferncliff also features an old-growth forest and contains tons of spring wildflowers.
Ferncliff Preserve is a one of only approximately 600 National Natural Landmark sites, which encourage the conservation of outstanding examples of our country’s natural history. Due to this designation, hiking is the only activity permitted in the preserve. This preserve is managed by the Lancaster County Conservancy.