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Gertrude B. Fox Conservation Area

A wooded area long Monocacy Creek estalbished in 1987 by the County to honor the site's namesake, who was an environmental activist. The parcel is landlocked and is only accessible from Monocacy Creek.

Location: Hanover Township and City of Bethlehem.

Open: Sunrise to sunset.

Activities: Fishing

Amenities: No amenities or recreation facilities. 

Watershed: Monocacy Creek

Directions: Center Street and Bierys Bridge Road.

GPS Coordinates: 40.661880, -75.379569

Area: 7 Acres

Owned by: Northampton County 

Historical Interest: The Conservation Area's namesake, Gertrude B. Fox, was one of the recipients of the first Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Award, presented by President George H.W. Bush in 1990. 

Environmental Features: Wooded streamside corridor located in the Monocacy Creek Greenway.


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