|Today's view from the FoHVOS Office|
After Remembering Ted Stiles, you know that FoHVOS founder, Ted Stiles worked for a decade to protect the beautiful Baldpate mountain from development.
The Ted Stiles Preserve at Baldpate Mountain now comprises over 1500 acres, making it the largest preserved natural area in Mercer County. FoHVOS employees enjoy these beautiful views, from our home atop Strawberry Hill Mansion, every day we come to work!
|Driving up to FoHVOS|
Mercer County is the primary owner of the Preserve and they work hard to keep the facilities in great shape and accessible to the public. Today's Baldpate visitors had the pleasure of snow-covered mountain with the safety of a salted and cleared path.
Hopewell Valley locals and visitors are the biggest winner of our FoHVOS/Mercer County partnership! Our joint stewardship teams continue to care for the
|Driving down from FoHVOS|
FoHVOS has also restored and filled the stone-walled Strawberry Hill garden with native wildflowers, shrubs & trees.
The County provides trail maps here so that you can enjoy the mountain on your own.
FoHVOS also offer special guided hikes that share unique insights about local history and ecology.
Mercer County and their catering partner provide a beautiful venue for events.
Whether enjoying Baldpate from the mountain or from the Mansion, visitors can delight in nature and enjoy our own private paradise.
Hats off to the Mercer County Parks Commission -- our featured partner.