Open Space, Trails, and Natural Resources

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Delaware County is committed to planning and providing support for open space, trails, and the protection of natural resources.

Open spaces, parks and trails are essential elements of a vibrant and healthy community. A variety of recreational offerings that include active facilities (ball fields and playgrounds) and passive recreation (nature parks, hiking paths, and multi-use trails) provide spaces for exercise, socialization, and opportunities to connect with nature. As such, the Delaware County Planning Department has developed a number of plans and initiatives that support open space protection, development of trails, and conservation of our important natural resources.

Questions about Open Space, Trails, and Natural Features Planning? Contact the Planning Department at 610-891-5200 or Planning_Department@co.delaware.pa.us.

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Delaware County, presently consisting of over 184 square miles divided into forty-nine municipalities is the oldest settled section of Pennsylvania.


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