Hibernia Park consists of over 900 acres of trails, woodlands, meadows, open fields, play areas, pavilions, camping and picnic areas. Popular fishing sites include the Brandywine Creek’s west branch, Birch Run & a children’s pond. Chambers Lake is a great spot for boating and fishing.
Campgrounds are open weekends, beginning in May, until the last weekend in October.
Walking tours explore the legacy of the iron masters and country gentlemen who owned the estate.The walking tour focuses on mansion builders Charles Brooks and Colonel Swayne.
From Hibernia Mansion,
the tour explores ruins, structures and landscape features located on
Forest Hill and Forge Trails and Lion’s Head Drive that tell the story
of Hibernia’s past. Brochures explaining these features are available at
the park office.
Hibernia Mansion, home of 19th century
Ironmasters, graces Hibernia’s hillside. It is open for public tours on
Sunday afternoons, Memorial Day to Labor Day. In December, the Mansion
offers Candlelight Tours.
Hibernia is on the National Register
of Historic Places and the Pennsylvania Inventory of Historic Places.
It is also part of the Hatfield-Hibernia National Register Historic
District. In 2009, Hibernia Mansion joined the Rural History Confederation.