The 103-acre Bob Rodale Park offers varied recreational and sporting activities for all ages. The main feature is the 1.6 mile, 24-foot wide, paved track with a flat inner loop (1 mile) through the Trexlertown Pines and an open hill loop. There are separate lanes for walking, cycling, and inline skating. Also, trails wind through the pine woodlands for walking and nature appreciation with a wetlands boardwalk, benches for relaxation, and an observation pier. Children can play in the tot lot with a sand box and tricycle trail. Two youth soccer fields are available for play. A 48-seat pavilion with a grill can be reserved for family occasions and special events. Portable toilets are in the parking lot. DIRECTIONS: From US 22, take Exit 49A and merge onto Route 100 South toward Trexlertown. Go 1.8 miles and continue straight onto Trexlertown Road for 0.2 miles. Turn right onto Cetronia Road and go 0.5 miles. Turn left onto Mosser Road for 0.4 miles. Turn right into the parking lot and go about 200 feet. We will meet in the parking lot.
For that extra two-miles, we’ll head to Creamery Park, which is just a short drive to the south. Creamery Park’s wide cinder trail is a gentle two-mile loop. Where: Bob Rodale Cycling & Fitness Track, 1148 Mosser Road, Breinigsville PA 18031 Also, Lower Macungie Creamery Park, 8070 Spring Creek Road, Alburtis PA 18011 Length: 1 mile or 1.6 miles at Bob Rodale; 2 miles at Creamer, total 3 miles Duration: 2 hours GPS: 40.54715, -75.6127402