Newtown Parks

Tyler State Park
Tyler State Park consists of 1,711 acres in Bucks County. Park roads, trails, and facilities are carefully nestled within the original farm and woodland setting. Neshaminy Creek meanders through the park, dividing the land into several interesting sections. Click here for details.

Clark Nature Center
This 50.6 acre park, located on Durham Road (Rt. 413), was purchased from Lyman and Mary Clark in 1997. The park includes the original house, garage and barn. There is a wilderness trail looping the entire property along two seasonal streams. Hikers can experience all the sites and sounds of nature, possibly seeing turkey, deer, and numerous species of birds.

Chandler Fields
This 7.1 acre park, located on South Sycamore Street adjacent to Chandler Hall Health Services, has two baseball fields, one softball field, a batting cage, a concession stand and restrooms. It is home to Council Rock Newtown Little League. It connects with Carl Sedia Park and the Newtown Trail.

Carl Sedia Park
This 4.3 acre park is located on South Sycamore Street. It connects with Chandler Fields and the Newtown Trail. Carl Sedia Park has a gazebo, benches, a walking trail and exercise stations.

Helen Randle Park
This 30.8 acre park is located on Swamp Road adjacent to Bucks County Community College. This park has four softball fields, two baseball fields, two basketball courts, a playground, half-mile walking trail with exercise stations, restrooms, a concession stand and a picnic pavilion.

Newtown Trail
This trail is 3.7 miles in length, connecting Tyler State Park and Silver Lake Park. Heading east from Tyler State Park, this trail travels along Green Lane to Council Rock North High School. The trail travels east along Swamp Road to Sycamore Street. Here the trail branches: east through Newtown Borough along Washington Avenue to Newtown-Yardley Road, or south along Sycamore Street to Carl Sedia/Chandler Fields. From the Borough, the trail continues east along Newtown-Yardley Road to Terry Drive/Lower Dolington Road. The trail splits to either head north along Lower Dolington Road to Roberts Ridge Park and Goodnoe Elementary School, or east along Newtown-Yardley Road to Upper Silver Lake Road. Turning left on Upper Silver Lake Road, the trail continues to the sharp bend in the road, then to the pedestrian bridge over Core Creek. The trail follows the east bank of Core Creek under the bypass and ends in Silver Lake Park. Click here for a trail map.

Roberts Ridge Park
This 22.8 acre park is located at Lower Dolington Road and Frost Lane next to Goodnoe Elementary School. Parking is located behind Council Rocks Alternative School off of Frost Lane. The park has a large playground structure designed for children ages 2-12. Picnic tables, benches, and trash receptacles make your visit more enjoyable. The Newtown Trail crosses the park, allowing walkers to access Newtown Borough, Silver Lake Park, Carl Sedia/Chandler Fields, and Tyler State Park.

Linton Park
Lincoln Avenue and Penn Street

Brian S. Gregg Memorial Park
Congress Street

For a current parks inventory, published by the Newtown Park and Recreation Commission, click here (.pdf file)

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