Administrative Office

290 South Duffy RoadHours: Monday - Friday
Butler, PA 160018:30am to 4:30pm
Phone: (724) 283-3430Fax: (724) 282-2142

Preston Park

Preston Park

Preston Park SignPreston Park is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Preston Park consists of 88 acres and is located at 415 South Eberhart Road. Amenities include walking trails, fishing ponds, wildlife, and numerous unique plants. The park is open daily from dawn to dusk.
Dogs must be on a leash at all times in the park and owners are responsible for cleaning up after their pets.  Bike riding is not permitted on the wooded trails of Preston Park. Bike riding is permitted on the Sawmill Run Trails at Butler Township Park.
Preston Park Trail Map
Trail Map Supplements:
State Champion Trees
Points of Interest

The Monday Morning Maintenance Crew is a group of volunteers who assist the Buildings & Grounds Department in maintaining the grounds at Preston Park.  The group meets at Preston Park on Mondays from April through October from 9:00 AM to Noon.  If you are interested in becoming a part of this group, please contact Marcie at (724) 283-3430, ext. 212 or e-mail:

A “Sustainable Backyard” Workshop

DCNR Bureau of Forestry Presents: “Making the Most of Your Piece of Nature” , A “Sustainable Backyard” Workshop on Saturday, March 3rd from 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Butler County Community College, Succop Theater, 107 College Drive, Butler PA 16002.

Topics Include:

  • Controlling Invasive Plants, Why and How –  Dave Jackson, PSU Extension
  • Bringing Birds To Your Backyard (Beautiful photos!) – Laura Jackson
  • Identifying and Appreciating Wildflowers – Will Taylor, Jennings Environmental Center
  • Keynote Speaker: The Importance of Your Piece of the Puzzle – Dr. Rebecca Thomas, Slippery Rock University

The workshop is free and opened to the public, but registration is required.  Go to or call the Forbes State Forest District Office at 724-238-1200 for more information.

Tours of Preston Park

Butler Township will be offering public tours of Preston Park including the residence and the grounds on the following dates in 2018.

  • Saturday, April 28th at 9:30 a.m.
  • Saturday, May 12th at 9:30 a.m.
  • Wednesday, June 20th at 6:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, September 19th at 9:30 a.m.
  • Saturday, October 13th at 9:30 a.m.
  • Saturday, November 24th at 9:30 a.m.

This 2 to 3 hour walking tour is available at no cost, but registration is required and spaces are limited. In addition to the dates listed above, private group tours may also be arranged for groups of 10 or more. For more information or to register for a tour contact the Administration Office at extension 212 or


Butler County Tourism Video of Preston Park


Preston Park has a Facebook Page!