Trexler Nature Preserve

Trexler Nature Preserve

View from the Elk Viewing Trail in Trexler Nature Preserve - Photo credit: Daniela Wagstaff View from the Elk Viewing Trail in Trexler Nature Preserve - Photo credit: Daniela Wagstaff
40.656763, -75.618683

Established as a game preserve, bison, elk and white-tail deer still roam its pastoral fields and mountainsides. Hikers can select short, easy trails or a challenging perimeter trail of 8.5 miles with spectular views.

More than a hundred years ago General Harry C. Trexler purchased numerous small farms creating a game preserve to help protect American bison and elk from extinction.  In the 1930s the property was bequeathed to Lehigh County and in 2004 the game preserve became the Trexler Nature Preserve.  The grounds were opened to the public to enjoy the animals in their natural habitat.  Its three ranges...

Park Acreage:

1108.00 acres

Municipality:

Schnecksville

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Contact Information

Web Link:

Trexler Nature Preserve, County of Lehigh Park System

Phone:

(610) 871-1444

Fees:

None

Dogs in park:

Dogs on leash

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