Silver Lake Nature Center

Orchard Park is located just minutes from Philadelphia and along major commuting routes to New York City. However, city living is not the only thing Orchard Park is close to.

Just 15 minutes from Orchard Park, you can find yourself surrounded by trees, flowering plants, ponds and wildlife at the Silver Lake Nature Center. Philly may be known for the maze of high-rises that make up its beautiful skyline, but at our apartments near Silver Lake Nature Center, Orchard Park residents can see Philly and its surroundings in a whole new light.

More than four miles of walking trails wind throughout the park. Along the paths, visitors can get a firsthand look at many different natural habitats: marshes, bogs, fields, meadows and woodlands. See rare plants and take in the amazingly fresh air beneath the canopies of trees. As you walk, keep your eyes peeled for frogs, turtles and other small creatures. There’s so much natural beauty abounding at Silver Lake Nature Center, it’ll be hard to believe you’re just minutes from one of the biggest cities in the nation!

When the weather is warm, kick back in the Butterfly Exhibit, a breathtaking garden home to many kinds of butterflies, each more colorful than the next. Visitors are encouraged to relax and observe the butterflies and many other insects while learning about the different trees and plants found in the garden.

With apartments near Silver Lake Nature Center, Orchard Park residents can easily visit the park every weekend—and there’s plenty of reason to do so! If you have little ones in your life, the nature center hosts frequent kids’ activities to educate youngsters about nature. Adult education is also popular at Silver Lake Nature Center, with bird walks, nature workshops and other interactive events designed to engage locals in the beauty of the park.

Orchard Park apartments near Silver Lake Nature Center let residents enjoy the comfortable convenience of city living while staying in touch with the energizing power of nature.