About the Park
The park is open from 6:00 a.m. to 20 minutes after sunset year-round.
The visitor center is open Thursday through Monday, from 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m, (closed for lunch from 1:00 to 2:00 PM). Closed on Tuesday and Wednesday.
The Barbara J. Mapp Aviary Education Center
Hours of Operation
7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. - Wednesdays
1:00 p.m. to Sunset - Saturdays
Radnor Lake State Park is a 1,368-acre park and is protected as a Class II Natural Area. It is unique due to the abundance of wildlife viewing opportunities, environmental education programs, hiking opportunities and its location in an urban area. The park is day-use only and the 7.75-miles of trail are strictly used for hiking, photography and wildlife observation. Pets, jogging, and bicycles are only allowed on the Otter Creek Road trail. The Lake Trail is accessible to people with all-terrain wheelchairs.
The park is perfect for nature enthusiasts to observe owls, herons, and waterfowl as well as many species of amphibians, reptiles, and mammals such as mink and otter. Hundreds of species of wildflowers, mosses, fungi, ferns, and other plants, as well as trees, shrubs, and vines, add to the natural ecological diversity of the area. Several ranger-led programs are planned throughout the year including canoe floats, wildflower walks, astronomy night hikes, nature hikes, programs on snakes, off-trail land acquisition hikes and birds of prey.
Your generous gifts help us expand the programs and offerings at our park.
Looking for something to do at the park? Here is a list of activities you can do at the park on your next adventure.
The upcoming events calendar is the perfect place to find festivals, guided trips and more.
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