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Spring Snow Hike

Get out and explore the natural world on an impromptu Spring Snow Hike! Whether you’re a novice hiker or an experienced trail-blazer, we’re all out here for the same reason - to explore the natural world and connect with nature. This is not a hike for the destination-seekers among us, it is meant to awaken our curiosity and nurture our connection to the natural world. Bring a pair of binoculars if you have them, so we can try to spot some of the songbirds who have started to flit around and welcome spring. The park will have limited pairs of binoculars for participants, which will be given out on a first-come-first-serve basis.

We will be walking on the paved bike path along the lake. The hike will begin promptly at 8:30 by the Marina Visitor Center. Please pre-register so that we can contact you in case of any scheduling changes and/or updates to the program.

 To participate in all hikes, you must bring with you the following:

  • Extra water & snacks
  •  Personal medicine (including but not limited to a personal inhaler, epi-pen, insulin, etc.)
  • Additional layers (*VERY important this time of year!!)
  • Appropriate footwear - absolutely NO FLIP-FLOPS or open-toed shoes will be permitted  



Google Coordinates for Marina Visitor Center: 40.469498, -75.225085

  • 1. From the park office parking lot, head northeast by turning right onto Route 563/ Mountain View Drive.
  • 2. Proceed 0.8 miles to Harrisburg School Road and turn right.
  • 3. Proceed 0.3 miles to the stop sign (entering the park) and turn left.
  • 4. Proceed 0.2 miles on Harrisburg School Rd until you reach the stop sign at the base of the hill. The building in front of you is the marina office.
  • 5. Turn either left or right at the stop sign and park in one of the lots directly to the side of the marina office.
  • For persons with mobility issues or those that require ADA access, please contact the park office at (215)529-7300 to arrange accommodations.


For more information, please email Rebekah at rsheeler@pa.gov  

Sí, hablamos español! (Para recibir información en español sobre los programas que se ofrecen en Nockamixon State Park, por favor escriba a la Especialista de Educacion Ambiental por email a RA-nrspnockenved@pa.gov o llame a (215)529-7307.)  

Saturday, March 24, 2018 at 8:30am to 11:30am

Nockamixon State Park
1542 Mountain View Dr., Quakertown, PA 18951-5732


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South, East

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Marina Visitor Center

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