Plan a Visit

striking photo of Cornelia in a hat and striped jacket

Two Special Exhibits

Cornelia Bryce Pinchot:
Elegance, Power, and Change

An intimate view into how her fashion reveals her vibrant personality. See how Cornelia shifts with trends of the time, how her travels influence her individuality, and how her affluent upbringing gave her the confidence to push boundaries.

a toddler Gifford Bryce on a horse

Gifford Bryce Pinchot:
A Playful Past

"Giffy" was born on December 22, 1915, in New York City and spent much of his childhood at Grey Towers. Featured in this exhibit are select objects from the Grey Towers collection highlighting these early years that fostered his sense of adventure.

Grey Towers Tours

Guided Mansion and Grounds Tours run by the U.S. Forest Service

Guided Mansion Ticketed Tours:

May 3-20
11 am, 1 pm, and 3 pm

May 24 - October 31
Thursdays – Mondays at 11 am, Noon, 1 pm, 2pm, and 3 pm

Tickets can be purchased in person on the day of the tour at our Visitor Center located in the historic Letterbox starting at 10:30 am.

Our Gift Shop, located in the Visitor Center, is open on:
Tour Days from 10:30 am to 3:00 pm
Non-tour Days from 11 am to 1 pm

Can’t wait to tour the mansion? Enjoy our virtual tour!

Ground TOURS

There will be limited visitor services offered on the weekends at Grey Towers NHS.

The vehicle gates, restrooms, and visitor films will be closed. Gates will open for vehicular weekend traffic in early spring 2024.

Beginning on May 3rd, Vehicle gates open daily weather permitting, from 9 am to 4:30 pm with no fees to enter the grounds or to park. Free visitor films are offered on tour days in the historic Baitbox.

Self-Guided Ground Tours
The grounds are open from sun up until sundown year-round, 7 days a week to access our amazing trails. Visitors may use the pedestrian gates during this time.

For more information:
Call (570)296-9630

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Guided Tour Fees

Guided tours of the mansion are considered an expanded amenity fee. As an expanded amenity area, cardholders of any of the America the Beautiful National Parks & Federal Recreational Lands Passes are entitled to a 50% discount for the cardholder only.

$10.00 per Adult (18-61 years)
$10.00 per Senior
(62 years and older)
$5.00 per Youth (12-17 years)
Free Child (under 12 years)

Interagency Passes (Cardholder only) 50% off for cardholder only.

Grey Towers student education programs, including conservation education-based programming, guide-led trail walks and lectures are $2 per student.

Groups (10 or more people)

Reservations are required for groups of ten or more. We request groups to make one consolidated payment.


Some programs have required tickets or reservations that may include an additional fee. Please review the calendar for each event.

America the Beautiful Federal Recreational lands passes

The America the Beautiful Federal Recreational Lands Passes (Lifetime Senior, Annual Senior, Annual, Access, Military, and 4th Grade) are available for sale at Grey Towers NHS on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from 9am to 11am. At this time, we kindly ask that payment be made by credit card only. More detailed information regarding passes.

Please note: Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS), including drones and the ground-based controller, currently are not permitted anywhere within the 102 acres that comprise Grey Towers National Historic Site.


122 Old Owego Turnpike, Milford, PA 18337

Tel: (570) 296-9630

Grey Towers is located in Milford, Pennsylvania near the junction of New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.


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Grey Towers Outdoor Dinning Table


The Visitor Parking Lot is situated about 600 yards from the mansion. The walkway is designed to mimic the original carriageway and visitors are encouraged to enjoy the meandering walk approaching the mansion. There is a slight incline and benches along the way are intended to provide rest stops. Allow about 10 minutes from the parking lot to the mansion and please do not rush.

Handicap Parking & Drop-Off Option

There are two handicap parking spots adjacent to the mansion for those with appropriate vehicle identification. Please follow the handicap parking signs straight up the driveway.

For those with limited mobility, please consider the drop-off option at the handicap parking area adjacent to the mansion; then please have your driver park in the parking lot to keep the handicap parking spaces open. You can get picked up at the handicap parking area after your visit.

The parking lot gates are locked at 5:30 pm from Memorial Day Weekend – November 1. All other times the gates are locked at 4:30 pm. All vehicles must be removed from the parking lot before the gates are locked.

For more information please call 570-296-9630.

Things to Do

Mansion Tours

Mansion Tours

The public is welcome to visit Grey Towers National Historic Site for guided tours of the mansion and garden. The grounds are open from sun-up to sun-down year round.

Bait Box

Grounds Tours

The grounds are open from sun-up to sun-down year round. The Landscape Tour brochure provides an overview of prominent features on the grounds.

Grey Towers Smokey

Calendar of Events

Grey Towers' hosts numerous indoor and outdoor events for folks of all ages throughout the year.