Planning

Following are a number of the documents utilized for parks and recreation planning in Willistown Township.

Township Code

Chapter 31, Park and Recreation Board, and Chapter 96, Parks, of the Code of the Township of Willistown contain provisions and guidelines for the Parks and Recreation Department and Board pertaining to the management and operation of Township-owned parkland.

View the Parks and Recreation Code

Township Comprehensive Plan

Willistown Township's Comprehensive Plan, Guidelines for Growth, was adopted March 14, 2011. References to Willistown Township Parks and Recreation can be found throughout the document. Learn more about the Comprehensive Plan.

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Okehocking Preserve Management Plan

This document provides the Township with natural resource management guidelines while providing for passive recreation opportunities. The document may be altered in an ongoing effort to enhance and interpret the needs of both the Township's residents for access, education, and recreation, as well as to provide for the unique flora and fauna and ecosystems found at Okehocking.  

View the Management Plan (PDF).

Malvern-Willistown Greenway Trail Plan

Willistown Township and Malvern Borough, with the assistance of PECO Green Region grant funding, engaged Land Concepts Group, a land planning and design firm, to create the Malvern-Willistown Greenway Trail Plan. The Trail will connect the exceptional historic, recreational, open space, and community assets of the Borough and northern Willistown. Those assets include: Paoli Memorial Grounds, Paoli Battlefield, Quann Park, Burke Park, Randolph Woods, Greentree Park, General Wayne Elementary School, and Mill Park.

The Trail Plan Steering Committee included representatives from Willistown Township, Malvern Borough, and Willistown Conservation Trust, a local land trust serving both municipalities. View the Greenway Trail Plan.

Proposed Trail Maps

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