Land Conservation

WPC Preserves

 The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy owns and manages nearly 14,000 acres of land that are open to the public, free of charge, for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts to enjoy. Our nature preserves have special conservation significance and are rich with features such as rare plants and animals, wetlands, streams, meadows, wild areas and forests.

The preserves listed below are either owned by us or are subject to conservation easements that allow public access. All of these areas support various forms of recreation—such as fishing, hiking or hunting—in accordance with WPC's Visitor Guidelines or preserve-specific guidelines. We hope you will explore these special places and share your experiences with us.

Allegheny County

Armstrong County

Bedford/Fulton Counties

Butler County

Crawford County

Elk County

Elk/Clearfield counties

Erie County

Fayette County

Fayette/Somerset Counties

Fayette/Westmoreland Counties

Forest County

Huntingdon County

Jefferson County

Lawrence County

Somerset County

Venango County

Warren County

Westmoreland County

*These properties are not owned by the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy, but are subject to a conservation easement with us. They are privately owned and allow public access.

For More Information:

Western Pennsylvania Conservancy
800 Waterfront Dr.
Pittsburgh, PA 15222