Trexler Nature Preserve Border Trail (T-Rex),  Schnecksville

Directions:: Directions to the Trexler Nature Preserve Trexler Environmental Center Parking Lot. From Rt, 22 take Rt. 309 north for 4.7 miles to Old Packhouse Rd. turn left and go 0.8 miles to Orchard Rd. turn right and go 0.35 miles to the parking lot on the left.  More detailed directions at:

Trail Information:: The trails border the Trexler Game Preserve and cross through the Lehigh Valley Zoo property. There is a mix of old farm road and single track trails with panoramic views of the Lehigh Valley. There are also views of American Bison and Elk in bordering fields. Great place to get in some challenging hills and take in some amazing local natural scenery. The border loop includes one stream crossing, several very steep hills, long switch backs, and open fields. There is 18 miles of trails in the Nature Preserve, but the Border trail is a 8.5 Mile loop.

Miscellaneous Information:: A monthly group trail run happens at Trexler Nature Preserve Border Trail the second Saturday of each month. For more information see the groups Facebook page;!/pages/Trexler-Nature-Preserve-Group-Trail-Run-T-Rex/154225797957086

Aaron Bova