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Tyler State Park, Newtown

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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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Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Based on the very large creek, its canyon and the hills around this is a popular destination. We were there on a Saturday and the parking lots were packed. They have so many trails that they were rela...  more »
  • Beautiful. This is the most serene place in bucks county. Get there. Bike. Walk. Run. Or just sit on a bench and enjoy.  more »
  • I live very close to this park. I enjoy riding my bike here, jogging here, or just taking a walk on a lazy afternoon. It is great to walk along the creek, or to find trails off the beaten path to try ...  more »
Google
  • Fun time walking around with my wife! Beautiful park... we will definitely be back :)
  • I live a cross the street from the Tyler State park and I'm taking my dogs to the park every day. They and I love this place!
  • Awesome for family and dogs. Beautiful. Great picnic areas and great for those who like to walk, run and ride the bike.
  • Tyler State is a beautiful park with a playground, lots of trails and hiking, fishing, and more that is a great place to go for people of any age.
  • Beautiful setting, well maintained trails. Only criticism is that some of the trails were not marked clearly.