Hammonds-Keeley Preserve

Thornhurst Twp, Lackawanna County, PA

Hammonds-Keeley Preserve

The 10-acre Hammonds-Keeley Preserve might be small, but it is critical in protecting native riparian habitat along the headwaters of the Lehigh River. Here, dense spruce forests, grassland meadows, and a variety of wetland habitats provide habitat for ground-nesting birds, waterfowl, deer, and much more. Users can view glimpses of wildlife during their stream-side visits, or access the river for fishing and boating opportunities. Though there is no formal parking or access currently, the Preserve remains open for public use.