Preserves may be used by the public from dawn until dusk.
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
Elwood L. Crossan Park
Franklin Township Trail Map
91 Parsons Road
8:00 AM - dusk
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)
This Trail Map portrays an overall picture of completed trails, easements with no trails, and areas where easements are needed. This path is in alignment with the Franklin Township comprehensive plan and the Chester County trail plan to connect White Clay Creek State Park to West Grove and Avondale.
White Clay Creek Preserve Website
Owned by the PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR)
Located off Strickersville Road, Landenberg, PA
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 pavillions.
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)
Located on the Fox Chase Farm on Appleton Road
Other Preserves within Franklin Township
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Trail Maps, Park, and Preserves
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