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Gall Farm Park

UNDER DEVELOPMENT – NOT CURRENTLY OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

This land was acquired by the County in 2003 to be developed into a regional park. The property—made up of four parcels, two north and two south of Gall Road—has farmland (leased), woodlands and the Little Bushkill Creek, with steep slopes on the eastern side of the stream. Scenic views are available in almost all directions from the highest elevation on the largest parcel.  The Plainfield Township Recreation Trail runs through the western part of the property. An agricultural easement is on the northeast side and an agricultural security area is located on the eastern side of the property.

Location: Plainfield Township

Activities: Hiking, birdwatching, fishing.

Amenities: Presently undeveloped.

Watershed: Little Bushkill Creek

Directions: Located on Gall Road.

GPS Coordinates: Latitude: 40.774537, Longitude: -75.262215

Area: 150 Acres

Owned by: Northampton County

Historical Interest:

  • The land was purchased by the County in 2002 and is currently leased to a local farmer for cropland.
  • Two abandoned slate quarries are located on the property; they are fenced off for safety. No trespassing

Environmental Features: Woodlands, wetlands, agricultural fields, steep slopes, slate quarries, Little Bushkill Creek. Located in the Bushkill Creek Corridor Greenway.

Established: Acquired in 2002; currently in park planning design phase.

Current Projects: Under park development. The County started working on a master site development plan in March 2018.

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Map data ©2018 Google Imagery ©2018 , DigitalGlobe, PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources-PAMAP/USGS, USDA Farm Service Agency
 
Map DataMap data ©2018 Google Imagery ©2018 , DigitalGlobe, PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources-PAMAP/USGS, USDA Farm Service Agency
Map data ©2018 Google  Imagery ©2018 , DigitalGlobe, PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources-PAMAP/USGS, USDA Farm Service Agency
 
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