"I am a long-time visitor to Gnome Countryside. Beginning in 1980 I directed Twilight Tours of Lancaster County, taking groups by coach lines to various points of historic and legendary interest throughout the local area. One of the highlights of our stops was always Gnome Countryside. Upon arrival, Rich Humphreys seemed to appear out of thin air welcoming us as a folksy and most entertaining host to his wonderful world of nature. His use of storytelling featuring the Gnomes was enlightening and educational for every member of our 'audience.' If you haven't experienced the magic of Gnome Countryside, you've missed a great treasure nestled into the countryside of Lancaster, Pennsylvania."

William H.

"Such a magical and enchanted place! As a child we went there for many school trips and it was always very nice. I remember the stories, looking for gnomes and the coins we got! I always had fun!!"

Heather H.

"Thank you for an amazing morning last Friday! These first graders had a blast!"

Megan K.

"This place is really magical and has been enchanting children for 34 years! Mr.Richard told us it al began with his ma who kept him close to the softening influence of the outdoor world. It was my heaven on earth spending the day catching a toad, hugging trees and balancing rocks. Thank you for opening your world to us and so many!"

S. Wagner

"Our favorite field trip! "

Mrs. Wagner & Mrs. Burns


Barrabas T.

"This place was the best field trip ever."

Kriss C.

"What an awesome day today... Great to re-visit with my own kids after being there 33 years ago!"

Adam K.

"Mr. Rich's countryside is beautiful. He showed us his land while telling wonderful stories of it's history. I can't wait to visit again with the whole family!"

Marie S.