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​The Parks Division provides for the maintenance, improvement and development of the County's 1300-acre park system as well as grounds maintenance at Gracedale and the Courthouse. The Parks Division also provides recreational programs for County residents.

Following is a list of Northampton County Parks and their location:

  • Louise W. Moore Park
    Country Club Road
    Lower Nazareth & Bethlehem Townships
    A 100 acre community park with picnic pavilions, hiking trails, playground, tennis courts, softball field, and community gardens.
  • Wayne A. Grube Memorial Park
    Weaversville, Allen and East Allen Townships
    50 acres of this 200 acre park site have been developed by Northampton County and are open for public use. The park has a direct connection to the Nor-Bath Trail and has 3 picnic pavilions, playgrounds and a softball field. Modern restrooms are open through October.
    Park entrance for pavilions 1 and 2 from Willowbrook Road.
    Park entrance for pavilion 3 from E. Bullshead Road.
  • Wy-Hit-Tuk Park
    Rt. 611 (Delaware River Scenic Drive)
    Williams Township
    A 23 acre community park located along the Delaware and Lehigh National Heritage Corridor with picnic pavilion, playground, organized group camping (by permit only), and hiking trails. Modern restrooms are open through October.
  • Minsi Lake Wilderness Area
    Johnsonville Road
    Upper Mt. Bethel Township
    A 300 acre park reserve with hiking trails, wilderness and wetlands, and a 120 acre lake popular for fishing and canoeing.
  • Bear Swamp Park & Archery Complex
    Minsi Lake Drive
    Upper Mt. Bethel Township
    A 180 acre park reserve with hiking trails, wilderness and wetlands, archery complex and organized group camping (by permit only.)
  • Fry’s Run Park
    Rt. 611 (Delaware River Scenic Drive)
    Williams Township
    Small picnic area and rest stop.
  • Frost Hollow Overlook
    Rt. 611 (Delaware River Scenic Drive)
    Forks Township
    Small picnic area and rest stop with scenic view of the Delaware River.
  • Nor-Bath Trail
    Abandoned Northampton-Bath Railroad
    Allen and East Allen Township
    A five mile rails-to-trails walking and bicycle path.
  • Gall Farm Park (Proposed)
    Plainfield Township
    A 160 acre property acquired by the County in 2003, to be developed into a community park.
  • Totts Gap Properties (Proposed)
    Upper Mt. Bethel Township
    Parcels comprising 430 acres acquired by the County in 2004 and 2005 from the former Totts Gap Medical Research Laboratory for preservation of open space and a greenway connecting Lake Minsi / Bear Swamp County Parks with the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area.
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