Evansburg State Park is located at 851 May Hall Rd. Collegeville, PA Its main natural feature, the Skippack Creek, has dissected the land into ridges and valleys that create feelings of enclosures and provide scenic views.
The narrow valley was first settled and farmed by Mennonites who also powered their industries with the water of the Skippack. Even now, mill remnants, mill buildings and houses from the eighteenth and nineteenth century dot the park landscape and serve as reminders of early American life.
Aqvailable activities are hiking, biking, horseback riding, picnicking, ballfields, fishing, hunting, golf, wildlife watching, cross-country skiing, organized group tenting
Skippack Creek has spring trout fishing and warm water fishing throughout the year. The creek is stocked with brown and rainbow trout from preseason to Memorial Day. Warm-water fish are smallmouth bass, catfish, sucker, carp, panfish and eel. An accessible
A five-mile mountain bike trail at the southern end of the park can be accessed at the trailhead on Fern Avenue.
The main picnic area is on May Hall Road. An additional picnic area is on Lewis Road in the southern portion of the park. Visitors can enjoy a quiet setting along the Skippack Creek, or engage in non-organized family games such as badminton, horseshoes and Frisbee.
Hunting and Firearms: Over 1,000 acres are open to hunting, trapping and the training of dogs during established seasons. Common game species are deer, pheasant, rabbit and squirrel.
Friedt Visitor Center is a farmhouse was built in the early 1700s.
In 1684, when William Penn purchased the portion of his American Province that is now Evansburg State Park, the inhabitants were the Unami of the Lenni Lenape (Delaware) Nation. Shortly thereafter, the area was settled according to the plan of Penn’s “Holy Experiment.” Today, Evansburg State Park preserves a significant area of unspoiled, natural beauty in Montgomery County