TIME: 7:30am - 5:30pm (prompt start, estimated end)
MILEAGE: 12-15 miles
Near Allentown, PA. This 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 DART Park & Ride Lot – Brandywine Towne Center for carpooling and a 7:30 a.m. departure. Bring lunch, snacks and plenty of water.
Trexler Nature Preserve
4935 Orchard Rd
Schnecksville, PA 18078
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.