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Dowlin Forge Park

Shelmire Road, Downingtown, PA
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LOVELY park to WALK..

I love this area of Penna and walking biking hiking in this park, lovely views of the water... read more

Reviewed January 3, 2018
jeannette y
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Midlothian, Virginia
Beautiful trail

This paved trail is an excellent place to take a short or long walk. On a recent walk, the... read more

Reviewed November 9, 2017
Patty J
,
Philadelphia
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“paved trail” (2 reviews)
“forest” (2 reviews)
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Shelmire Road, Downingtown, PA
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Reviewed January 3, 2018

I love this area of Penna and walking biking hiking in this park, lovely views of the water, sometimes a great blue heron or hawk makes an appearance......early morning or just at sunset is great, you wil always see people running/biking/walking so you are NOT...More

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Reviewed November 9, 2017

This paved trail is an excellent place to take a short or long walk. On a recent walk, the beautiful fall colors and the sound of the river gave me such a peaceful feeling. There are side trails, too, if interested.

Thank Patty J
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Reviewed September 4, 2017 via mobile

Paved trail , beautiful park with lots of history. Love it ! There are side trails off paved that lead directly to water

Thank Wendy F
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Reviewed August 17, 2017

The weather was warm ,but not humid, a pleasant walk in the forest. air was fresh, birds were singing overall a quieting experience

Thank jphenneger
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Reviewed July 11, 2017 via mobile

Nice, shaded, runs along the East Branch of the Brandywine Creek. Lots of people use it, very friendly, a real gem of a municipal hiking trail.

Thank David P
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Reviewed March 15, 2017

This is a great park and sits along a walking trail. Semi-easy access if you're from the area. Great space for a walk.

Thank GardeningMom42
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Reviewed September 9, 2016

A small pond with fountain and grounds for a picnic with a short trail that connects to the longer Struble Trail. There is a kiosk with map and a little history. If it's history you like, continue onto the Struble trail to see the ruins...More

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Reviewed April 25, 2016

Great place to enjoy nature. More crowded on weekends as expected. Nearby trails for walking/biking.

Thank Ashleyadventures
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Reviewed January 17, 2016

This is an historical site that is explained by markers and tablets at the location. The park is usually accessed by walking along the Struble Trail, a hiker/biker path along the Brandywine River. It is interesting if you are out hiking in the area but...More

Thank laser20814
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Reviewed October 26, 2015

Part of the Struble trail, a 3 mile portion of the Chester County Trail System, is a beautiful hike, ride, run along the beautiful Brandywine Creek. No matter what time of the year the trail is beautiful. Take a walk on the wild side of...More

Thank Barbara C
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