Bucks County Running Trails
Delaware Canal Towpath
If your looking for a new area to run that is not intimidating and very scenic, check this park out! The Delaware Canal Towpath is parallel to the Delaware river. It offers many miles of charming river views and over 10 river islands. It stretches from Bristol up to Easton. It presents a 60 mile path between locations. If you are training for a Marathon this location is highly recommended. Parking areas are scattered at numerous locations on trail premises. However, park at the Washington Crossing, Pa location. This area offers a nice 15 mile loop ideal for the upcoming Spring Weather. To complete the loop simply run North to New Hope, then take the bridge over into Lambertville and turn south. Not only great for running and walking. The Delaware Canal is awesome for fishing, canoeing, and biking.
Peace Valley Park
Located just north of Doylestown, Pa is Peace Valley Park recognized for their large paved loop around Lake Galena. This area is always busy on summer weekends with boaters, fishers, and picnic goers. Peace Valley’s trail offers a mostly flat loop around the lake that spans just short of 6 miles. This park is great for those training for anything from 5k’s to half marathons. Easily accessible by car. Also Check out nearby Our Lady of Czestochowa for their frequent festivals or runners who need extra luck for upcoming races.
Tyler State Park
Hills, Hills, and more hills. Did I mention hills yet? Looking for scenic landscapes and a nice park for stamina and strength conditioning. This is your place since it offers numerous trails on hilly terrain, and a nice paved walking/running path called the Nature Trail. The whole park is around 2,000 acres large and dogs are welcome for runners who like to bring a pet along. The usual activities are also welcome however Tyler State Park also provides disc golf courses. Parking is available in Newtown, Pa right off Route 532 & 332 (South of Bucks County Community College on Swamp Road).
If your new to the Bucks County area please check out these local parks. You will not be disappointed, I promise. Please stay tuned as we review the other parks and trails around the greater Philadelphia area. Any questions, concerns, suggestions, or comments let us know. Thanks.
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