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Trexler Nature Preserve

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4935 Orchard Rd, Schnecksville, PA 18078-2554
+1 610-965-4397
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Strap on your boots & go!

This is a fun free outing for all ages. Hiking, water fun, and trails offer something for everyone... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kerry B
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Schnecksville, Pennsylvania
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I love the history of this place established in 1911 to help preserve the American bison from the... read more

Reviewed April 2, 2018
kelly c
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4935 Orchard Rd, Schnecksville, PA 18078-2554
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"lehigh valley zoo"
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"day trip"
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"beautiful scenery"
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"nature lovers"
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"herd of bison"
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"ford"
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"exercise"
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"animals"
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"woods"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a fun free outing for all ages. Hiking, water fun, and trails offer something for everyone and all abilities. Picnic areas available. Port-a-potty on site. Different excitement in every season. Shady trees, bridges and abundance of wildlife to enjoy.

Thank Kerry B
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Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

I love the history of this place established in 1911 to help preserve the American bison from the brink of extinction. Beautiful trails for all hikers, easy to challenging. Bike and horse trails also. Port-a-potty by the Ford. Kiosks throughout the preserve with maps. Pack...More

Thank kelly c
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Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

My family and I love coming to the preserve. It is a few minutes from my home and when we feel like a relaxing walk, this is where we go. We enjoy the beautiful scenery, the covered bridges, listening to the birds chirp and the...More

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Reviewed January 22, 2018

The Preserve is both on the way, and exiting the Lehigh Valley Zoo. We have been going there since I was a child to see the bison and elk. Most exciting was always driving through the creek at the ford.

Thank John Z
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Reviewed October 2, 2017

Took a 3 mile walk here this past weekend and son ran over 4 miles. Great place to enjoy the view and get some exercise. Love it and plan to go back!!

Thank lindamg2017
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Reviewed September 15, 2017

This is a great area to visit. Drive across the creek, look the views, and check out the elk and bison. Combined with a stop at the Lehigh Valley Zoo and a picnic and wade at the creek, it makes a great day trip.

Thank Kathy S
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Reviewed August 30, 2017 via mobile

We were glad to see this land set aside for the herd of bison and elk to roam freely. There are trails to hike and it's a great supplement to the Lehigh Valley Zoo since you have to drive through it to get to the...More

Thank Bean-Buggles
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Reviewed August 10, 2017

Stopped to watch the herd of bison and to take in the beautiful scenery. A wonderful place for nature lovers and for those who love to read Psalm 91. For the more adventurous,

Thank alexandrina55
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Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

Lived in PA a a long time and never knew this place existed. Nice trails and very peaceful! A little out of the way, which is expected, but still only a ten minute drive to plenty of restaurant options...

Thank Lisa W
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Reviewed June 6, 2017

Drove through on our way out of the Lehigh Valley Zoo. Saw elk and bison grazing in fenced in areas. An interesting drive and obviously well cared for animals.

Thank blackhatter1
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Debra F
May 18, 2018|
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Response from John Z | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely! The area is paved. Also, a new ADA entrance will be ready later this year, but the current entrance will work just fine.
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