Ridley Creek State Park


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Ridley Creek State Park


Location:16 miles from Philadelphia, off PA 3.
Facilities:Group tent camp, picnic areas, picnic pavilions, mobile snack bar, fishing pier (é), hiking trails (12 miles), bridle trails (5 miles), paved multi-use trail (5 miles), sledding slope, playfields, playgrounds, gardens.
Activities:Camping, fishing, hiking, bicycling, horseback riding, cross-country skiing, sledding, tobogganing, nature and historical programs.
Special Features:Park includes Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation, a working farm and living museum that depicts life on a Delaware County Quaker farm prior to the American Revolution. Visitors can observe and participate in the making of farm tools, clothing, furniture, and colonial meals. Other colonial chores demonstrated include spinning, crop harvesting, butter churning, salting and smoking of meat, and food preservation.
Address:1023 Sycamore Mills Rd
Media, PA 19063

Phone:610-892-3900
Web: www.dcnr.state.pa.us/stateparks/parks/ridleycreek.aspx
Size: 2,607 acres.

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Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn today announced appointment of new managers at Ridley Creek State Park Complex in Delaware and Chester counties, and Caledonia State Park Complex in Franklin and Adams counties.
I strongly look forward to managing both Ridley Creek State Park and White Clay Creek Nature Preserve.
Schmidt will lead operations at the historic 2,606-acre Ridley Creek State Park near Edgemont, in Middletown and Upper Providence townships.