Welcome to Grey Towers National Historic Site

Inspiring Conservationists of Tomorrow


Visit Grey Towers

Grey Towers was the home of Gifford Pinchot, founder and first Chief of the US Forest Service. Located in Milford, Pennsylvania, Grey Towers was completed in 1886 by Gifford's father, James Pinchot, a successful businessman and philanthropist. Today Grey Towers offers, trails, various wayside exhibits, free visitor films, conference center, leadership training, free parking, visitor center, gifts shop, and ticketed museum tours.


As stewards of Grey Towers, we perpetuate the leadership and conservation legacy of Gifford Pinchot and the Pinchot family.


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  • Grey Towers Photo Policy

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    Looking for a perfect backdrop? Information and forms for commercial photography at Grey Towers.

  • Virtual Tour of Grey Towers

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    Can’t wait to visit? Take a virtual tour of Grey Towers National Historic Site.

  • Recreation Passes

    2021 4th Grade Pass

    America the Beautiful Federal Recreational Lands Passes are available seasonally at Grey Towers.