EVENT

WHEN:
DATE: 12/30/2017
TIME: 7:30am-5:30pm (prompt start, estimated end)
MILEAGE: 12-15 miles


DESCRIPTION: (Wear appropriate clothing & bring water!  Below are some special instructions: what to bring, relative difficulties, interesting features, and carpooling directions.)

This 12-15 mile hike will offer a variety of trails at a brisk pace in a park that features unique landscapes, from meadows and hills to hemlock forests and deep ravines. We’ll check out the overlooks and try to spot the elk and bison that graze on the property. Driving distance is 80+ miles and includes a toll. Meet at the BTC Park and Ride for carpooling and a 7:30 a.m. departure. Bring lunch, snacks and plenty of water. If meeting at trailhead, contact leader.    Carpool available from DART Park & Ride Lot – Brandywine Towne Center .

LOCATION

WHERE:
Trexler Nature Preserve

NEAREST ADDRESS:
4935 Orchard Rd
Schnecksville,  PA 18078

EXACT COORDINATES:
40.656301, -75.616459

ONLINE DIRECTIONS:
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PARKING FEE:
No

RESTROOM AVAILABLE:
Yes

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WRITTEN DIRECTIONS:
From the intersection of I-95 & I-476. Travel north on I-476 for 59.6 mi. At Exit 56 take US-22 East. In about 1.5 miles take the PA-309 N toward Tamaqua. In about 5 miles turn Left on Old Packhouse Road. In about 0.9 miles turn right on Orchard Road. About 0.4 miles at the top of the hill turn Left into Trexler parking lot.


LOCATION NOTES:

A magical place in Lehigh County where visitors can hike, bike, ride horses, cross country ski, fish from the well stocked waters of the Jordan Creek , or just view nature.  A popular destination for families, the 1,108 acre expanse was founded by General Harry Trexler as a way to protect endangered bison and elk at the turn of the 20th Century.

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