Power Line Trail

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Power Line Trail
Power Line Trail west of PA 152.jpeg
Power Line Trail west of PA 152 (Limekiln Pike)
Length 5.24 mi (8.4 km)
Trailheads Horsham, Pennsylvania
Use Multi-use, non-motorized
Hiking details
Season Year-round, no winter maintenance
Surface Paved

The Power Line Trail is a multi-use trail located in Horsham Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. The trail follows a PECO Energy right-of-way through the township.[1] The trail consists of six segments for a total of 5.24 miles (8.43 km).

Trail Segment Distance
Blair Mill Road to Dresher Road 0.73 miles (1.17 km)
Dresher Road to Norristown Road 1.39 miles (2.24 km)
Norristown Road to Babylon Road 1.25 miles (2.01 km)
Babylon Road to Limekiln Pike (Pennsylvania Route 152) 0.75 miles (1.21 km)
Limekiln Pike to Cedar Hill Road 0.89 miles (1.43 km)
Cedar Hill Road to Biwood Road 0.23 miles (0.37 km)

The trail links several parks and points of interest in Horsham Township including Cedar Hill Road Park, Kohler Park, the Horsham Township Building, Deep Meadow Park, Hatboro-Horsham High School and Simmons Elementary School, the Horsham Township Library, the Jarrett Nature Center, Jarrett Road Park, and Lukens Park.[2] The trail is planned to extend west into Montgomery and Upper Gwynedd townships to connect to the US 202 Parkway Trail and east into Upper Moreland Township to connect to the Pennypack Trail and Cross County Trail.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Powerline Trail (PA)". Rails-to-Trails Conservancy. Retrieved August 14, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Horsham Trails Map". Horsham Township. Retrieved February 2, 2014.