Lehigh Valley Zoo and Trexler Nature Preserve
Ages: 0 and up
Cost: Nature Preserve: free to hike, picnic and wade in creek ZOO: See website for pricing
Parking: Yes - Free Lot
A Lehigh Valley Classic! The Lehigh Valley Zoo, Located in Schnecksville on state game lands. A perfect day trip for the family. They have a variety of animal, a playgroud, snack shop and gift shop. The Zoo has wide paved paths perfect for strollers and groups to walk on. The drive into the park is long and windly allowing for beautiful veiws of the valley from up high. As you exit drive through a shallow creek and drive slow because there's more to see, watch for the buffalo! There are picnic areas as you exit before crossing the creek, which are free to use even if you don't visit the Zoo.
- Open Year Round
- Birthday Parties at the Zoo
- Explore and Snore - Make a reservation for your group to visit the Zoo at night for a special program and a sleep over at the Zoo!
- Zoo to YOU - Bring the Zoo to your school, preschool daycare or group event, a representative will bring animals to your site, no transportation needed for this "field trip"
- Traditional Field Trips
- Check their Calendar for special events
- Yearly memberships are available
Trexler Nature Preserve: Activities you can enjoy at the Trexler Nature Preserve include walking, hiking, mountain biking, nature and bird watching, picnicking, and fishing and hunting. Fishing and archery hunting are permitted according to PA Game Commission rules and regulations and during the appropriate hunting seasons. Location within the Preserve is specific. Call 610- 871-1444 for more information.There is rustic camping for scouting groups by permit only. Call 610-871-0281 for information. Motorized vehicles are strictly prohibited. Dogs on leashes and under control are welcome at TNP. Owners are expected to clean up after their pets.
Trexler Nature Preserve Hours of Operation:
North Range – Dawn to Dusk daily.
Central Range - (April 1- October 31) 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM. Seven days a week.
(November 1-March 31) 9:30 AM - 4:PM. Seven days a week.
South Range – currently not open to the general public.