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Hibernia County Park
Park Road, Coatesville, PA 19320

What's Happening at Hibernia?
  • Hayrides! Every Friday in October
  • October 3 - Fall Plant Swap
                    Signs of Fall
  • October 10 - Backpacking 101
  • Hibernia Hiking Club
  • Campgrounds Open for Season

October 10; 1 - 4 PM

Bluebird Monitors “Adopt a Box” Program
As a volunteer Bluebird Monitor, you will monitor nesting sites, help keep nest boxes suitable for Bluebird breeding, and count eggs and baby birds. We have 25 boxes that need to be checked several times during the breeding season, roughly March to September. Park staff will provide training. Email Ranger Chris Place or call 610-383-3812 for more information.

About the Park

PavillionThe park consists of over 900 acres of trails, woodlands, meadows, open fields, play areas, pavilionscamping 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.

Hibernia MansionFrom 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.

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