Nottingham Park: Buck Trail

Nottingham Park: Buck Trail, Chester County, PA, USA

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In Short:4.3 mi. loop.
Summary:Buck Trail is a 3.4 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Nottingham, Pennsylvania that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs and horses are also able to use this trail.

Buck Trail bisects the Natural Area. Traveling east to west, it is situated on the highest elevations in the park, providing some of the most spectacular views of the valleys to the north. You are truly in the barrens when hiking this trail. The trail also features several abandon mine pits.

Road access is available on the west end, while the east end is accessible from other trails that connect it to the parking lot. Chrome Trail leaves the parking lot then connects to Doe Trail, then Buck trail or the extreme end of Buck Trail by way of the Fire Break Trails. The trail system can be complicated to first time visitors, but makes for an interesting hike. The Serpentine Barons are definitely different than any other hikes in this general area, and worth a look. The history of the mines adds an element of intrigue.
Activities:Horseback riding, hiking, mountain biking
Location:Warbler Way, Nottingham, PA 19362
Length/Surface:4.3 mi. loop. The trail below is about 3.39 miles in length.
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Created by David Stang, using Page last updated: January 08, 2018.