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Brandywine Trail is a 8.4 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Downingtown, Pennsylvania that offers the chance to see wildlife. The trail is rated as moderate and primarily used for hiking, walking, trail running, and nature trips. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 8.4 miles Elevation Gain: 413 feet Route Type: Out & Back

dogs on leash

kid friendly

hiking

nature trips

walking

running

forest

partially paved

wildlife

hiking
1 month ago

Didn’t like it. Met some nice people but not what I was expecting

hiking
off trail
over grown
3 months ago

Not the best trail you have to go on regular roads for a bit. Then it veers extremely uphill and takes you through a really junk filled area. I gave up. Maybe it got better I don’t know but it felt unsafe.

hiking
8 months ago

blacktop jungle

Tue May 21 2019

Nice starting point at Bradford park. Walk towards the bridge on path and turn right down dirt path. it follows the Brandywine with some neat scenery and places to let the dog go for a romp in the water. There's a connection trail or two to get back on to the parks paved path. Not marked though, gotta look for them.

walking
Sun Jan 27 2019

Great place to walk the dog, good walking path, clean, popular, safe, people are friendly.

walking
Thu Sep 27 2018

I love the Harmony Hill side of the trail. This review is for the Downingtown side. You can connect from the Bradford parking area to the Struble Trail by crossing over 322. Once on Bradford, make a left onto the trail. It’s muddy, rocky, with plenty of side trails all leading to the same place. I went with the paths with higher elevation on the way out and stuck with the blazes on the way back. Then, the trail ends and your cutting through backyards and traveling along city streets. What you’re left with is white blazes through 3 Downingtown parks. The trail follows the eastern branch of the Brandywine and continues under Lincoln Highway to Kerr Park. You can then continue into Kardon Park and onto the Struble Trail. The trail is littered with old household items and there is minor graffiti. It has a depressed unused feeling, but the trails are worn. It’s most likely a teen hang out.

Sat Sep 09 2017

Started in downtown Downingtown. Paved around Ballfield into a residential area. On Glendale Road just before the tunnel there is a faint trail on the right-hand side. Follow that up the side of the tunnel there is a white blaze Trail, you follow that until you can see a graffiti covetable backtrack slightly to find a double Bleise follow that white trail until you come to Bradford Avenue where it joins 322 cross and continue on paved trail. Alternatively drive 322 until you come to parking lot and join trail there.

hiking
Sun Apr 02 2017

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hiking
14 days ago

recorded Brandywine Trail

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10 months ago

recorded Recording - Jun 08, 09:54 AM

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