As stay at home restrictions become more relaxed over the summer, people are going to be more eager than ever to get outside and enjoy the summer weather. Here's a list of beautiful Bucks County destinations to breathe in the fresh air, soak up that Vitamin D, and enjoy some space!
Parks & Trails
Looking for somewhere to stretch your legs and get some exercise? These Bucks County parks have trails that are perfect for family-friendly excursions.
Core Creek Park
East of Rt. 413 on Tollgate Road, Newtown
Delaware Canal State Park
11 Lodi Hill Road, Upper Black Eddy
Falls Township Community Park
9061 Mill Creek Road, Levittown
High Rocks State Park
150 Tory Road, Pipersville
Lake Towhee Park
Old Bethlehem Road, Applebachsville
Neshaminy State Park
3401 State Road, Bensalem
Nockamixon State Park
1542 Mountain View Drive, Quakertown
Peace Valley Park
264 Creek Road, New Britain Township
Maple Avenue, Langhorne
Ringing Rocks Park
Ringing Rocks Road, Upper Black Eddy
Silver Lake Park
Bath Road, Bristol
River Road, Erwinna
Tohickon Valley Park
Cafferty Road, Point Pleasant
Tyler State Park
101 Swamp Road, Newtown
Washington Crossing Historic Park
1112 River Road, Washington Crossing
More Outdoor Destinations & Activities
Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve
1635 River Road, New Hope
This popular New Hope destination reopened their trails on Saturday, June 6. You must make a reservation for specific time slots and pay in advance. Restrooms will be open.
Churchville Nature Center
501 Churchville Lane, Churchville
Trails and the play area are open. (Bring your own buckets or shovels if you'd like to dig!) The butterfly house and offices are still closed at this time.
Bristol Waterfront Park
Historic Bristol Borough
Take a walk along the Delaware River Front, and then pick up some food at one of the many local restaurants offering takeout.
Bucks County River Country
2 Walters Lane, Point Pleasant
Bucks County River Country is opening June 27 for another season of tubing, kayaks, canoes and rafting.
Routes 202 & 263, Lahaska
Peddler's Village is a year-round attraction in Bucks County, but it's especially popular during the warm-weather months. While May and June events have been cancelled, there's still hope for July and August! Right now, many shops and restaurants are open for business either walk-in, by phone, or online. In addition, restaurants are now offering outdoor seating. There are also tables throughout the Village to sit and enjoy takeout.
While many local pools have made the difficult decision to remain closed for the 2020 season, here's a list of pools that are planning to open with precautions in place to provide a fun way for families to cool off this summer.
Newtown Athletic Club
120 Pheasant Run, Newtown
The Newtown Athletic Club, known as The NAC is planning to open their outdoor pool on Saturday, June 6 with guidelines in place. As a special courtesy to Members, Members will not be charged for the month of June, as the gym and the rest of the facilities are not open yet.
3401 State Road, Bensalem
Located within Neshaminy State Park, this fenced off area features a swimming pool with slides, splash park and snack bar.
Warwick Township Spray Pool at Community Park
1733 Township Green, Jamison
The spray pool is open every day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
The Bucks Swim Club
2600 York Road, Jamison
The Bucks Swim Club features three pools, including a kids pool with fountain and a diving pool. They opened Friday, June 26.
Fanny Chapman Swimming Pool
McKinstry Drive, Doylestown
The pool complex consists of four pools (including a children’s wading pool) and locker rooms. Membership required.
They opened June 27.
Dolphin Swim Club
1500 Desire Ave. Feasterville
Dolphin Swim Club still hopes to open this season, but the opening date has been postponed.
Public Golf Courses
There are plenty of great places to get out and play in our area, and as of May 1, they are able to open with restrictions in place.
1418 Woodside Road, Yardley
Tee times are only available to book online. Players must register for the Park & Play Program. Phase One Protocols and Guidelines will be enforced for safety of the public and the staff. The Driving Range is open with limited access is based on open stalls.
1225 West Street Road, Warminster
Five Ponds is open for play with tee times only. Driving range is limited to players with tee times day of and pre-paid range card. Full restrictions are listed on their website.
The Bucks Club
2600 York Road, Jamison
The Bucks Club is and 18-hole public golf course, resigned to challenge the seasoned golfers while relaxing the novice all at once. It is open for play, tee times only, Monday through Sunday from 6 :30 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Walking only after 3 p.m.) The driving range is closed. Practice green and chipping green are open. See the website for full guidelines.
Northampton Valley Country Club
299 Newtown-Richboro Road, Richboro
Tee times can be booked online. See the site for guidelines.
Middletown Country Club
420 Bellevue Avenue, Langhorne
Middletown Country Club has two new greens to welcome back golfers this season.
We're outside … now what? Bring your laptop outside for a change of scenery while you work from home. Do some yard work. Exercise. Read a book. Or just go for a walk.
Here's a list with lots of links of activities you and your family can do while enjoying the fresh air.
Read on a blanket
Have a picnic
Make some chalk art
Classic Kid Games (Mother May I?, Red Light Green Light, Hopscotch, Follow the Leader, and more!)