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We are surrounded with beautiful and varied scenery including rolling hills and cultivated farmland. A short walk from the Country Hearth in several directions will lead you to the edge of a field. Just over a mile east is the New Holland Park which hosts live entertainment throughout the summer including a craft show in June, an Independence Day celebration in July, an antique car show and a BBQ competition, as well as music most Wednesdays and weekends.

The list below isn’t exhaustive, but hopefully is inspirational.

Parks and Preserves

Groff Memorial Park

121 East Conestoga Street, New Holland, PA; 2 minute drive or 11 minute walk

An easy walk from the Country Hearth. Groff Memorial Park has a gazebo, some benches, and a small water feature. Coming soon, a connected butterfly park.
Groff Memorial Park
Fully wooded, easy and moderate loop trails with a scenic overlook.
Welsh Mountain Nature Preserve
This 70-acre park has fields, trails, pavilions, a skating pond, and a disc-golf course (PDF).
Roland Memorial Park

Mini Golf

Tours / Rides

Guided scooter tours of Amish country. They also have tours that start in Strasburg (about 8 minutes farther).
OK, so a train ride isn’t exactly outdoors, but if you take a ride in one of their open-air cars you’ll get the best of both worlds!
The Strasburg Railroad features a 45 minute ride through the countryside.
The passenger car interior feels like stepping into the past. Informational signs dot the platform while you wait to board. Seats are reversable, which is great for the return trip.
Starts at the Kitchen Kettle Village
Starts at the Plain & Fancy Farm
Starts across the road from the Sight & Sound Theatre.

Other Outdoor Experiences

Kayaking and paddle-boarding on the Susquehanna River. They recommend calling ahead for availability of equipment (and guides, if desired): 717-252-1616.
Amusement park and chocolate factory.