William Penn State Forest


William Penn Maps

Detailed maps to help plan your visit.

Named for the founder of "Penn's Woods," William Penn State Forest contains 901 acres in five separate tracts across southeastern PA. The forest protects and conserves unique Pennsylvania ecosystems, including the Goat Hill Serpentine Barrens and Little Tinicum Island on the Delaware River.
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2017 District Management Acitivity Plan
The district management activity plan is ready and available for public questions and/or feedback. View it here.

Public Meeting to Review New State Forest Tract

The addition of a 400-acre tract, formerly part of the Wernersville State Hospital grounds, to the William Penn State Forest District will be reviewed at a public meeting, beginning at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 27, at the South Heidelberg Township Building. Read the entire news release.

Don't Move Firewood
To help protect the forest from invasive insects that can kill trees and devastate the ecosystem, please do not transport firewood over long distances. Firewood can harbor insects such as emerald ash borer. Cut or purchase your firewood where you intend to burn it.