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Very peaceful, great place to kayak or canoe, take walks, bike rides, fish or picnic!

Love this place, very pretty and picturesque, lots to do. Great place to spend a day. Boat slip... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2017
kdra2016
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New Britain, Pennsylvania
Breathe

An oasis. Wonderful any time of year, as others have said, though they don't clear the path during... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2016
avalon68
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Greenfield, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

I had not been to Peace Valley Park and decided that during the unseasonably warm February we've had to take my dog up there and go for a walk. On the day I was there (likely due to the nice weather) it was jam packed....More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank mattk113
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Love this place, very pretty and picturesque, lots to do. Great place to spend a day. Boat slip and boat rentals available. Fishing dock, picnic areas, bike and walking path. Great place for families or celebrations.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank kdra2016
Reviewed 5 November 2016

An oasis. Wonderful any time of year, as others have said, though they don't clear the path during winter, so bring appropriate shoes. Fun for walking, running, biking, xc skiing, meditating, picnicking, and recharging. I've seen people fishing, sailing, floating overhead in hot air balloons,...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank avalon68
Reviewed 1 November 2016

This lake actually covered several mines that had copper, lead, silver and iron.... plenty of benches along the bike, walking trail. Picnic tables through, a boat ramp and a beautiful setting.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank noreen s
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Great place to walk, run, picnic, and rent boats. Frequent often. Great nature center with fun activities

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Ellyn F
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Even our drizzly walk was beautiful. Paved and unpaved paths wind close to the lake. Shimmering water and the canopy of trees changing color was simply lovely. There was a large family party at one Pavillion and a wedding at another. Even with so much...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Mag p
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Lake Galena at Peace Valley is tucked away in the woods outside of DOYLESTOWN. The park offers a jogging/walking/biking trail covering the entire circumference of the lake. It is approximately 6 miles around. There are picnic areas and entrances on both sides of the lake...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank candycorn1
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Great place 12 months a year. Beautiful , great varied running trail 6 miles, great picnic facilities, nature museum. Park personnel ...hmmm. Running trail remains iced over for weeks when it snows...could be easily cleared...saw an elderly guy who came every single day in the...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Brad A
Reviewed 14 September 2016

We have been run/walking the paved loop around the Lake for years. Bald Eagle and Great Blue Heron can often be spotted. This is a great place to run/walk but the one time I rode my bike, I disliked it very much. Bikes yield to...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Christine B
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Peaceful, beautiful lake great to walk around and just take in the nature. Looks great kayaking as well even though we did not do. A must see at least once.

Date of experience: September 2016
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Response from kdra2016 | Reviewed this property |
If you're renting a boat you need to park on the Creek Road side of the park where the boat rentals are. However, on the New Galena Road park entrance side there are parking lots that have picnic and playground areas for... More
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Response from chalfontmom8 | Reviewed this property |
I've seen many dogs jumping in the water there. I live right down the street and haven't heard of any issues?
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