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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​

Preserves may be used by the public from dawn until dusk.

Township-Owned Preserves

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.

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

Franklin Township - Trail Maps, Park, and Preserves

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 

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)

Franklin Township Trail Map

Located on the Fox Chase Farm on Appleton Road

Geoghegan Trail Map​

Other Preserves within Franklin Township

Elwood L. Crossan Park

91 Parsons Road
Landenberg, PA
8:00 AM - dusk

Owned by Natural Lands Trust
Located off Peacedale Road, Landenberg, PA
Trail Map​