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Marsh Creek Fishing Trail is a 0.9 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Downingtown, Pennsylvania that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Length 0.9 mi Elevation gain 52 ft Route type Out & Back
Dogs on leash Kid friendly Fishing Hiking Mountain biking Nature trips Walking Bird watching Running Lake Views Wild flowers
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Pennsylvania Bureau of Travel Marketing, 453 Forum Building , Harrisburg, PA, 17120, Phone: 717-787-5453

Directions from Eagle, PA: Get off the PA Turnpike at Exit 23 The Downingtown Exit. Turn right (north) on SR 100 and travel 1 mile to the Eagle Tavern. The road forks in front of the tavern. Bear left and travel one block to a blinking light. Turn left on Park Road for 2 miles. Take Park Road all the way to reach the east side of the lake OR turn left on Moores Road to Dorlans Road to SR 282 to N. Reeds Road to reach the western side of the park. (You'll be looping around, traveling southwest.)

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Meenakshi Srinivasan
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Mary Loveschocolate
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nice short scenic trail along the water. one of the few trails at Marsh Creek that don't allow horses so you don't need to worry about stepping into house crap here

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Jennifer Herman Hoon
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Sept 19th, no mud, no bugs. a lot of people, but was able to social distance easily. dog friendly. we parked by concession and rental building and took the trail to the left (lake on my right) if we had more time, would have gone right instead. beautiful, scenic lake.

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Tiffany Girardi
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Jennifer Herman Hoon
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Great out and back trail. parked at the boat launch and followed Boones Tr along Hopewell Lake to Lenape and went east toward Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site.

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Chris Chambers
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Mossy Bradley
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Beautiful easy walkable trail along the water

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April Leasa
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Nice narrow woodsy trail mostly along the water. Was packed with people today. Next time Ill go earlier so I can get into the parking area for the longer trail on the other side of the lake as it was full and closed off today.

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Kevin Zimmer
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Beautiful lake views with option to swim. Next time we should try the East section with more trails

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Dave R.
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Nice easy trail. Great views of the lake all along the trail. Beautiful State Park to spend a day in.

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Archie Man
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Regular to the park, There are only a cpl trails on the east side. All are easy, pet (on leash only) friendly with pooch waste bag stations, dumpsters, picnic tables, ample parking, full restrooms amongst a host of other things during the "open" season. Excellent place for a full day of short trail hiking and lake activities. Weekends are crowded though.

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Kelly Kehl-Schmoyer
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Easy, not stressful at all. We walked it while carrying lots of fishing equipment. There are many smaller trails that lead off of the main trail to get to the water to fish

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Chloe Salmon
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Beautiful place, lots of birds in summer and nice sized trails on the western side.

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Tanya Kozlowski
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Nice hike and great fishing

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Jonathan Ramirez
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Narasimha Koonadi
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Garrett Layman
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Logan Buchanan
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William Flounders
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Ingrid Neumann
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Brooke Toner
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Mike Clarke
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Mike Clarke
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Mike Clarke
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Mike Clarke
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Christian Lizarazu
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Mike Clarke
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Mike Clarke
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Mike Clarke
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Mike Clarke
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