Welkinweir

1368 Prizer Rd.
Pottstown, PA 19465- Map It
Phone: (610) 469-7543

AAA Editor Notes

Welkinweir is off I-76 exit 312, 8.3 mi. n. on SR 100 then .7 mi. w. at 1368 Prizer Rd. This is the former estate of Everett and Grace Rodebaugh; both were dedicated to environmental issues and helped found the Green Valleys Watershed Association, which protects the five watersheds of northern Chester County. The arboretum features formal gardens, a wildlife sanctuary and hiking trails. The site is connected to the Horse-Shoe Trail, where horseback riding is permitted; from there visitors can continue on to French Creek State Park. Educational programs for children, adults and families are offered throughout the year. Picnicking is permitted.
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Hours: Mon.-Fri., open at 9 (weather permitting). Closes at 4:30; phone ahead to confirm schedule. Closed major holidays. Allow 3 hours minimum.