Township-Owned Preserves & Walking Trails

Franklin Township Conserved Lands

Banffshire Preserve

Banffshire Preserve Map

Banffshire Preserve is a 61-acre preserve located north of Chesterville Road and west of Creek Road. More Info Banffshire Preserve: Natural Areas Stewardship Report (2012)

Franklin Preserve - Crossan Park Trail Map

Franklin Preserve - Crossan Park Trail Map








Franklin Preserve is an approximately 92 acre preserve located north of Parsons Rd and west of Crossan Park.  Visitors to the Franklin Preserve should park their vehicles in Crossan Park.

More info: "Former Miller Property Becomes Franklin Township Preserve, Not Townhouses."Franklin Township Newsletter (Feb 2010): p 1

Goodwin Preserve

Goodwin Preserve

Goodwin Preserve is an approximately 28-acre parcel located west of SR 841 and north of Pennocks Bridge Rd.

More info:

"We planted a forest that day." Franklin Township Newsletter (July 2010): pp 1,5 
"Update: Goodwin Preserve Riparian Buffer." Franklin Township Newsletter (Winter 2012): p 4

White Clay Crescent Preserve

White Clay Crescent Preserve

White Clay Crescent Preserve is an approximately 29-acre preserve located south of Chesterville Rd and east of the intersection with Creek Rd.

More info: White Clay Crescent Bird Survey (2008)

The Geoheagan Trail - Beautiful Walking Trail with Views of Local Farms

The Geoheagan Trail

This trail is easy walking distance from the Franklin Township Office.  You may park at 20 Municipal Lane, Landenberg, PA 19350 and walk to the Trail.  

Elwood L. Crossan Park

Dogs are allowed in Crossan Park on a leash under the control of their owner(s). Dog owners must be responsible for their dogs and remove all waste. Plastic bags are provided in the picnic pavilions.

Crossan Park - February 5, 2022

Elwood L. Crossan Park
91 Parsons Road
Landenberg, PA
Hours: 8:00 a.m. to dusk