Native Americans lived along most streams of New Hanover for at least 10,000 years.

Parks & Recreation

Parks & Fields


  • Briar Ridge Park:  Magnolia Drive , Gilbertsville – Amenities:  Small Playground
  • Hickory Park:  2140 Big Road, Gilbertsville – Amenities:  Swimming Pool, Concession Stand, Pavilion Rentals, Grills, Playground, Volleyball, Fishing & Barrel Ball.  (Horseshoes – you must bring your own.)
  • Swamp Creek Park:  3179 Reifsnyder Road, Gilbertsville – Amenities:  Model Airplane Flying, Walking Trail (.8 miles), Historical School House, Small Playground & Dog Friendly
  • NHT Community Park:  2766 Gail Drive, Gilbertsville – Amenities:  Barn Rental, Childrens’ Traffic Garden, Baseball/Softball Field, Basketball Court, Disk Golf, Hockey Court, Walking Trail, Pavilion Rental, Picnic Tables, Grills & Playground
  • Pleasant Run Park:  600 Schultz Road, Perkiomenville – Amenities:  Fishing Pond & Park Benches
  • Deep Creek Park:  Deep Creek Road (North of Pleasant Run Park), Perkiomenville – Amenities:  Trails, Bird Watching & Picnic Tables
  • Windlestrae Park:  132 Chalet Road, Gilbertsville – Amenities:  Small Playground

  • Gambone Complex:  132 Chalet Road, Gilbertsville – Amenities:  Two Football Fields. 
  • Middle Creek:  Dotterer Road, Gilbertsville – Amenities:  Baseball Field & Two Soccer Fields. 
  • Layfield Park:  Dotterer Road, Gilbertsville – Amenities:  Three Soccer Fields.