Tyler State Park, Newtown

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#6 of 13 in Parks in Bucks County
Tyler State Park is a Pennsylvania state park on in Newtown and Northampton Townships, Bucks County, Pennsylvania in the United States.Park roads, trails, and facilities are carefully nestled within the original farm and woodland setting. Neshaminy Creek meanders through the park, dividing the land into several sections. Before becoming a state park, the land was owned by Mr. and Mrs. George F. Tyler who purchased the land between 1919 and 1928. Their first purchase was the Solly Farm, currently leased to Hostelling International at the north end of the park. The Solly House served as the Tyler’s country home until the George F. Tyler Mansion was constructed. The mansion is now the administration building of the Bucks County Community College.The Tylers developed an Ayrshire dairy herd. In addition, they raised poultry, sheep and pigs, and had a stable of about 25 fine riding horses. The croplands were mainly used to supply feed for the livestock.Old original stone dwellings in the park stand as fine examples of early farm dwellings of rural Pennsylvania. Some structures date back to the early 18th century. A date stone (1775) can be found on a house located by the bicycle trail north of the pedestrian causeway in the center of the park. Ten original farm dwellings are currently being leased as private residences.
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  • I took my dogs on one of those unusually warm days. It was beautiful and serene and the dogs loved smelling everything. It was an exceptional experience.  more »
  • Great place to take the kids for a BIKE ride. Plenty of great paved trails and some off-road trails. Clean but can get crowded in the summer.  more »
  • A great place to go for a walk for exercise or enjoy with the kids and family for a picnic. Some paths can be challenging on your exercise level.  more »
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  • Beautiful park with nice views and some history. I like the dam by the boathouse, and of course the covered bridge. It's not too crowded here either. There were a lot of horses and I didn't like the horse poo on the trail, it would be nice if their owners cleaned it up when is on the pavement. Us hikers don't care about the house trails but when you wander on the pavement and leave waste it is quite rude.
  • Awesome place to walk around. I personally enjoy using the Frisbee golf course. They change around where the holes are so the course is never the same when you go. It can be a challenging course because of all of the trees, but it adds another layer of fun to the game. Just beware of losing Frisbees as my friends and i have lost multiple.
  • I have always loved Tyler park! There are so many trails to walk or bike and beautiful woods! It has many creeks and animals. It has so many activities like disk golf, canoeing, yoga, kayaking, paddle boarding, playing on play ground and so much more! It’s very clean and peaceful. It’s one of my favorite places to go on my free time!!;)
  • Such a nice state park in Bucks County. It has the best disc golf course that I've ever played. The landscaping, the creativity, the difficulty of navigating through the forest. Everything is excellent.
  • It's a wonderful space if you're looking to enjoy nature. There is lots of space to wander. There are play parks for kids, pavilion spaces, walking trails that include fitness 'stations', etc.

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