14 Acres Added to Nockamixon S.P. in the PA Highlands

On July 9th, 2020 Natural Lands announced the completion of a 2-parcel land acquisition project using federal Highlands funding in Bucks County, PA.

Read the full press release and view the map of the added parcels.

Nockamixon State Park is located in the eastern section of the PA Highlands adjacent to Route 563. The 1,450-acre Nockamixon Lake within the state park is surrounded by woodlands and recreation areas. The lake is fed by Tohickon Creek, Three Mile Run, and Haycock Run, and the acquisition of these parcels serves to protect the lake’s water quality. With the addition of these 14 acres, the park now encompasses 5,304 acres. 

 

 

Credit: PA DCNR. https://www.dcnr.pa.gov/StateParks/FindAPark/NockamixonStatePark/Pages/default.aspx.

 

 

The Pennsylvania Highlands is a 1.4 million acre region that encompasses parts of 13 counties and boasts unique ecological and cultural resources that contribute to the economic and aesthetic value of the area, as well as provide opportunities for outdoor recreation and enjoyment. To learn more, visit pahighlands.org.


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On July 9th, 2020 Natural Lands announced the completion of a 2-parcel land acquisition project using federal Highlands funding in Bucks County, PA. Read the full press release and view the map of the added parcels. Nockamixon State Park is located in the eastern section of the PA Highlands adjacent to Route 563. The 1,450-acre Nockamixon Lake within the state park is surrounded by woodlands and recreation areas. The lake is fed by Tohickon Creek, Three Mile Run, and Haycock Run, and the acquisition of these parcels serves to protect the lake’s water quality. With the addition of these 14 acres, the park now encompasses 5,304 acres.      Credit: PA DCNR. https://www.dcnr.pa.gov/StateParks/FindAPark/NockamixonStatePark/Pages/default.aspx.     The Pennsylvania Highlands is a 1.4 million acre region that encompasses parts of 13 counties and boasts unique ecological and cultural resources that contribute to the economic and aesthetic value of the area, as well as provide opportunities for outdoor recreation and enjoyment. To learn more, visit pahighlands.org. Read More