Trip Planner:   USA  /  Pennsylvania  /  Downingtown  /  Trails  /  The Struble Trail
The Struble Trail, Downingtown
(4.9/5 based on 95+ reviews on the web)
Struble Trail is a multi-use rail trail located in Chester County, Pennsylvania.It has currently open and of proposed trails. The majority of the trail is a paved surface. The trail is open to most human forms of transportation including, walking, running, biking, skateboarding, and roller skating. The Trail is closed to motor vehicles and horses. The trail is also closed between dusk and dawn.The Struble Trail was named for the late County Commissioner (1976-1980) and longtime Executive Director of the Brandywine Valley Association, teacher and conservationist Robert G. Struble.The trail head is located on Dorlan's Mill Road, just north of the Downingtown Borough on Pennsylvania Route 282.The Struble Trail is maintained by the Chester County Parks Department. In August 2008, 23acre of land was purchased from the Shryock Paper Mill after a highly publicized grass roots effort to preserve the property. Safe, continuous passage from the Struble Trail to the approximately 6mi of hiking trails within Marsh Creek State Park is now possible.Along the trail there are several historical sites, fishing, and picnicking.
To visit The Struble Trail on your holiday in Downingtown, and find out what else Downingtown has to offer, use our Downingtown vacation generator.
Create a full Downingtown itinerary

Plan your trip to Downingtown

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.
  • This is an excellent place to enjoy the outdoors as you walk/jog along the trail next to the Brandywine Creek. 
  • For my husband and I, nothing beats a brisk walk to reconnect with each other and take time away from ringing phones, the mania of children, etc. The Struble Trail is a tree-lined, mostly private walk...  more »
  • We live in Downingtown and walk along the trail frequently. We take our dogs (on leashes) and have never had an issue with people or other dogs. Trail is roughly paved (good for walking/biking, but to...  more »