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Description - This park is operated by the Montgomery County Department of Parks and offers day use activities. With the proximity of the large suburban area, this park receives heavy use. The park's green space is a nice place to retreat from busy traffic and hectic lifestyles. You will receive some relief from noise, especially if you sit beside the peaceful Stoney Creek. The open spaces with shrub plantings are enjoyed by common songbirds. The many farm fields of the park are a green oasis in this fast growing suburban setting. There is a paved hiking / biking trail, ball fields and fishing in Stoney Creek.

Attractions - This park is operated by the Montgomery County Department of Parks and offers day use activities. With the proximity of the large suburban area, this park receives heavy use. The park's green space is a nice place to retreat from busy traffic and hectic lifestyles. You will receive some relief from noise, especially if you sit beside the peaceful Stoney Creek. The open spaces with shrub plantings are enjoyed by common songbirds.

Recreation - The many farm fields of the park are a green oasis in this fast growing suburban setting. There is a paved hiking / biking trail, ball fields and fishing in Stoney Creek.

Climate - Pennsylvania generally has a moist climate with cold winters and warm summers. The Norristown Farm State Park area has cold winter months with temperatures averaging above 28 degrees Fahrenheit (above -2 degrees Celsius). The area's average summer temperatures range above 74 degrees Fahrenheit (23 Celsius).

Location - Norristown Farm Park is located in Montgomery County which is in the southeastern area of the state. It is in the Philadelphia metropolitan area north of Interstate 76 and west of Interstate 476.


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Contact Information:
Norristown Farm State Park, 2500 Upper Farm Road , Norristown, PA, 19403, Phone: 610-270-0215
, ebrady@mail.montcopa.org

Additional Information:
Pennsylvania State Parks and Forests - Pennsylvania is known for producing some of the most valuable hardwood timber in the world. The 2.1 million acres of state forest land are protected from fire, destructive insects and diseases while offering a beautiful recreation environment for the visitor. Pennsylvania's State Park system offers visitors year-round recreational enjoyment as well. Amenities include: camping, picnicking, hiking, an assortment of winter sports and the viewing of the natural biological diversity and ecosystems found within the Commonwealth.
Philadelphia, Country-Side, Lehigh Valley Area - The Philadelphia area is historically rich and diverse in natural resources. This beautiful area beacons as a vacation destination.

Links:
Pennsylvania State Parks - Official agency website

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