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Wayne A. Grube Park

Wayne A. Grube Park, dedicated in memory of the late Councilman Wayne A. Grube, offers 50 acres of developed parkland, including three picnic pavilions, a sand volleyball court, a playgrounds, a tricycle track, softball field, restrooms, walking trails and a trailhead to the Nor-Bath Trail. Another 150 acres are currently in agricultural lands and leased to a local farmer.

Location: Allen Township
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Activities: Hiking, picnicking, softball, volleyball, children's play, birdwatching.

Amenities: ADA Accessible, trails, playground, picnic pavilions, softball field, sand volleyball court, multipurpose field, modern restrooms open April-October (portable toilets available October-April).

Trail Connections: Nor-Bath Trail

Watershed: Catasauqua Creek      
       
Directions: Park entrance for Pavilions 1 & 2 from Willowbrook Road; park entrance for Pavilion 3 from E. Bullshead Road.

GPS Coordinates: Latitude: 40.676396, Longitude: -75.461745
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Area: 200 acres

Owned by: Northampton County

Difficulty of Trail: Easy

No pets allowed except for service animals

Historical Interest:

  • Named in honor of longtime County Councilman Wayne A. Grube.
  • Former property of the Allentown Farm State Hospital.
  • Stone remains of the historical Howertown Hotel along Willowbrook Road.

Environmental Features: Streamside woodlands, reforestation areas, agricultural fields, Catasauqua Creek, located in the Nor-Bath Trail Greenway.  

Established: 2011Wayne Grube3.png

Current Project: Extensive streamside forest planting along Catasauqua Creek in fall 2018.

Future Plans: Complete additional park development phases, develop and install interpretive signage about reforestation areas and streamside plantings.

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WAYNE A. GRUBE MEMORIAL PARK
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Map data ©2018 Google  Imagery ©2018 , DigitalGlobe, PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources-PAMAP/USGS, USDA Farm Service Agency
 
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