George and Lillian Picton Wildlife Sanctuary
Foster Twp., PA
Sports & Outdoors: Hiking & Biking
Nature at it’s finest
Located on 349 peaceful and densely forested acres in Foster Township, this beautifully-maintained natural area is home to an abundance of plant and wildlife. The George and Lillian Picton Wildlife Sanctuary was created to protect the lands, wildlife and watersheds of this stunning property.
The sanctuary is popular among kids and animal lovers alike as it is home to many of NEPA’s famous critters. On a leisurely walk, you might come across frogs, salamanders, chipmunks, snakes and so much more. The preserve also serves as a respite for migratory birds and it is a favorite among local bird watchers. There are also two ponds on the property teeming with fish, tadpoles, dragonflies and turtles.
The North Branch Land Trust owns and maintains this gorgeous property for public use throughout the year.
Photography by: Courtney Snyder
Videography by: Brian Johnson