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Visit Asbury Woods


Located in Millcreek Township, Erie County, PA, Asbury Woods consists of a 205 acre tract of wetlands, forests, fields, streams and historic properties.

The Nature Center at Asbury Woods is one of the premier award winning environmental education centers in northwestern Pennsylvania, providing environmental education programs including school and group programs, public programs, special events, festivals and summer nature camps. More than 130,000 visitors annually participate in outdoor recreational opportunities including: hiking, mountain biking, running, cross-country skiing, fishing and athletic activities. More information about these activities can be found on the Trail Use and Rentals sections of the website.

Through the generous support from the community, access to the grounds, Nature Center, and trail system are free and open to the public.

Asbury Woods Hours of Operation

Office hours: Mondays – Fridays / 9 am – 4:30 pm
Open Daylight Hours Only

Nature Center Seasonal Hours of Operation

November 1 – March 31

  • Tues. – Sat. 10 am – 4 pm
  • Sun. Noon – 4 pm

April 1 – October 31

  • Mon. – Sat. 10 am – 5 pm
  • Sun. Noon – 5pm

CLOSED MAJOR HOLIDAYS (New Year’s Day, Easter, Easter Monday, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas)

Explore Natural Places and Spaces

The Nature Center features historic and live animal exhibits, classrooms, conference room, Discovery Room, and gift shop in an environmentally sustainable building. Outdoor features include a picnic pavilion, craft workshop, sugar shack, amphitheater, the Little Woods Nature Play area, native plant gardens, and the Otto Behrend Celebration Garden.