RSVP: Highlands Trail Ribbon Cutting at Nockamixon State Park

Join the Appalachian Mountain Club, DCNR, the Schuylkill Highlands Conservation Landscape, and additional Highlands Trail partners to celebrate the completion of a 3-mile segment of the Highlands Trail through Nockamixon State Park! This new section of trail connects the Marina Day Use Area to the Haycock Boat Launch, closing a gap in the Highlands Trail network. In its full completion, the Highlands Trail will connect Nockamixon State Park to Quakertown borough. 

Coffee and pastries will be available at 9:30 AM, followed by the ribbon cutting ceremony from 10:00-11:00 AM. An optional, guided hike of the section will depart from the Marina Day Use Area at 11:00 AM. Folks interested in the guided hike should indicate. Please register using the link below. We hope to see you there!

RSVP: Click here to register

Highlands Trail Ribbon Cutting at Nockamixon State Park
Saturday, June 1, 2024, at 9:30 AM.

Marina Visitor Center

1 Harrisburg School Rd

Quakertown, PA 18951

Rain Date: Sunday, June 2, 2024 at 9:30 AM.
If it rains, please be sure to check your email for updates.

Many thanks to our funders!

  • William Penn Foundation
  • Edward M. Morris Foundation
  • Appalachian Mountain Club, Delaware Valley Chapter
  • Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Community Conservation Partnership Program, Environmental Stewardship Fund
  • William and Dorothy Yeck Family Foundation

National Trails Day, which falls on the first Saturday of June every year, provides the opportunity to recognize the value that trails and outdoor recreation have on our communities.

2024 marks the 20th anniversary of the Highlands Conservation Act, which was passed to conserve natural resources and founded the Highlands Conservation Act grant program administered by the US Fish and Wildlife Service.

View park map here

To learn more about the Highlands Trail development, click here. 

Questions? Contact Cait Handlin at