Bucks County


Category: Outdoors

Springtime at Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve

by Cora Berke on April 26, 2024

“Wildflowers are nature’s way of painting the world with vibrant hues.”- Unknown. It was a chilly March afternoon when I visited Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve in New Hope, PA.; a day that felt like Winter was fighting against the newly blooming flowers that were heralding Spring. Set on 134 preserved acres of forest, ponds, meadows and trails, Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve is the only…

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Pocket Park It Like A Local

by Jennifer Fritch on November 9, 2023

New Hope is well known for its eclectic shops, amazing restaurants, panoramic views of the Delaware River and regional theater. If you want to experience it like a true local, spend some time in one of the many “pocket parks” or tiny, green oases the town has to offer. They can be a welcomed respite for your tired feet or a fun way to steal a private moment with someone you love. Some of these…

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Spotlight: Bucks County Joyrides

by Emily Scalzo on November 3, 2023

Overview Bucks County Joyrides offers one-of-a-kind private Jeep tours through upper Bucks County! On these premier tours, passengers are taken on an exciting and unique ride through covered bridges, historical sites, and quaint river towns. If you love wind blowing through your hair, have a sense of adventure, or are interested in Bucks County history… be sure to add a Bucks County Joyride to…

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A Royal Surprise: Polo In Tinicum Park Is For Everyone

by Jennifer Fritch on August 25, 2023

Ask most people what they know about polo and they will likely say it’s the “sport of kings”, a high-end clothing brand or something completely out of reach. Luckily, you don’t need to be a member of a monarchy to enjoy polo in Bucks County. Every Saturday, between mid-May and September, the Tinicum Park Polo Club plays matches at Tinicum Park in Erwinna, PA. For a mere $10.00 per car ( regardless…

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Tree Trails Trevose: The Ultimate Outdoor Adventure In Bucks County

by Emily Scalzo on August 18, 2023

TreeTrails Trevose is a new aerial adventure park located in Bucks County! Offering six different ropes courses plus ziplining, TreeTrails Trevose is a thrilling tree-top adventure! We had so much fun during our visit and felt like kids again climbing, racing, and zipping above the forest floor. This outdoor aerial ropes course is a must-do for all adventure lovers. In addition to offering a fun…

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Take In Plenty at Paxson Hill Farm In New Hope, PA

by Heather McGurrin on June 30, 2023

If you are looking for one of the most beautiful and interesting places to visit in the county, filled with surprises in so many shapes and forms, Paxson Hill Farm is the place to be! Traveling to New Hope from Fallsington on the New Jersey side of the Delaware Canal provided a whole new set of scenery. Driving through Stockton, Titusville, and Lambertville, just to name a few, is an adventure…

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Top Places To Get Your Steps In Bucks County

by Rose Driscoll on April 21, 2023

Grab your walking shoes and your besties and get ready to explore Bucks County. These 5 places are guaranteed to elevate your walks and make sure you hit your step goals. Make a whole day out of it or just take a quick walk and you are bound to fall in love with these trails Tyler State Park This Newtown park has plenty of trails to choose from and perfect spots for a picnic. A couple of notable…

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5 Best Outdoor Activities in Bucks County

by Emily Scalzo on April 6, 2023

Bucks County sits 25-miles from Philadelphia, but feels like a world away! Encompassing quaint towns and scenic landscapes, Bucks County has so much to offer for those seeking outdoor adventure. This guide outlines the 5 Best Outdoor Activities in Bucks County, PA for this upcoming spring and summer. 1. Hiking Bucks County is home to 6 state parks and 7 county parks! Occupying varying types of…

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Delaware Canal Towpath Challenge: Biking from Riegelsville to Bristol in 48 Hours

by Brittany Brown on September 13, 2022

The Delaware Canal State Park towpath spans the length of Bucks County and is part of the Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor (AKA: the D&L Trail), a historical transportation trail that runs parallel to the Delaware and Lehigh Rivers and spans a total of 165 miles from Bristol to Wilkes-Barre. I have always loved the Delaware Canal State Park towpath and it's scenic views throughout…

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4 Favorite Hiking Spots In Bucks County PA For Toddlers

by Kristina Tinsley on May 4, 2022

You don’t have to go far from home to find exciting experiences for you and your kids. I live in Bucks County PA and would like to share my favorite hiking spots. I have taken my toddlers to all of these places and we have always enjoyed them. Peace Valley Hiking Trails Peace Valley Park as a heavily trafficked 10k paved pathway that goes around Lake Galena. The paved path attracts runners…

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