Grey Towers National Historic Site

This renowned landmark in Milford, PA was the ancestral vacation home of the Pinchot family and the birthplace of the US Forest Service as well as America's Conservation movement.

Grey Towers is now owned and operated by the US Forest Service and is a national treasure that is open to the public throughout the year.

Grey Towers is educational: First, as home of the uber-wealthy Pinchot Family, it provides a lens into the lifestyle of turn of early American aristocracy.

Grey Towers National Historic Site


Grey Towers National Historic Site

A young Gifford Pinchot, heir to the Pinchot Fortune, took his love of the surrounding forests and established a Department of Forestry at Yale University. This started an intellectual and scientific movement that gained the support of President Teddy Roosevelt, which in turn led to the creation of the US Forest Service.

Open daily, with nominal entrance fee, Grey Towers is an impressive architectural structure, surrounded by one of a kind grounds, a stunning waterfall, and more history and artifacts that can be taken in an appreciated in one visit.

One of the top places to visit in the Poconos - tours for 2013 begin May 25.

151 Grey Towers Drive P.O. Box 188
Milford, Pennsylvania 18337
(570) 296-9630

For a more detailed look at Grey Towers, check out the site from the US Forest Service.


Grey Towers National Historic Site
151 Grey Towers Drive
Milford, PA 18337
(570) 296-9630