Experience Nature & History at Historic Poole Forge

‘With 26 acres of natural lands along the Conestoga Creek, Historic Poole Forge a township park and historic site, showcases Pollinator gardens, Wildflower Meadows and Riparian Buffers along the Conestoga Creek.  Learn about the local Welsh history of the region dating back to the 1700’s Iron Industry.  Experience unique events, a vibrant history, and more on our grounds. Come visit us today!

Attend our Community Events

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Plan Your Event With Us

Take advantage of this beautiful space by booking your  event this season. Enjoy the historic beauty of the Ironsmaster’s Mansion or the Pavilion situated along the Conestoga Creek. Learn more below.




We’re Driven By Our Community!

Historic Poole Forge is a township park owned by Caernarvon Township and provides a gathering place in the community for both public and private events. We offer free environmental, educational and recreation programs and workshops for adults and children including a community day, children’s trout derby, plant swaps and historical tours.

Historic Poole Forge Park was created in 2005 by Caernarvon Township to serve as a public park and community center that provides a place for the community to gather together.

Book your Event or Picnic

Book your next special event, or picnic with Historic Poole Forge Community park – with Nature trails, Playground, Picnic Pavilion, Covered Bridge and Seasonal Gardens.

If you’re looking for the ideal venue in Narvon, PA, look no further than Historic Poole Forge. Click on the button below to check the availability for our locations.

Current Calendar of Events


Please note that Security Cameras are in use at Poole Forge. We are open daily for hiking, dog walking, fishing, bicycling and picnicking. The playground behind the pavilion is always open from dawn to dusk.  We do not permit swimming or tubing in the creek in order to sustain and protect the fragile aquatic ecosystem.

*Photographers please call ahead to plan your photo shoots.*

Map Key

Area A – The Ironmaster’s Mansion
Area B – The West Tenant House and Wishing Well
Area C – Paymaster’s (Covered Bridge Cottage B and B rental)
Area D – Picnic Pavilion
Area E – Playground

Red Zone – Lime Kiln and Woodland
Green Zone – Mansion and Maintenance Building Area
Yellow Zone – Event and Wedding Rentals, Picnic Areas
Orange Zone  – Front Parking Area – Permitted on Grass only Here
Blue Zone – Picnic Pavilion and Playground
White Zone – Nature Area and Ballfield
Purple – Nature Trails

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