Struble Trail is a multi-use rail trail located in Chester County, Pennsylvania.With our custom trip planner, Downingtown attractions like The Struble Trail can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
It has currently open and of proposed trails. The majority of the trail is a paved surface. The trail is open to most human forms of transportation including, walking, running, biking, skateboarding, and roller skating. The Trail is closed to motor vehicles and horses. The trail is also closed between dusk and dawn.
The Struble Trail was named for the late County Commissioner (1976-1980) and longtime Executive Director of the Brandywine Valley Association, teacher and conservationist Robert G. Struble.
The trail head is located on Dorlan's Mill Road, just north of the Downingtown Borough on Pennsylvania Route 282.
The Struble Trail is maintained by the Chester County Parks Department. In August 2008, 23acre of land was purchased from the Shryock Paper Mill after a highly publicized grass roots effort to preserve the property. Safe, continuous passage from the Struble Trail to the approximately 6mi of hiking trails within Marsh Creek State Park is now possible.
Along the trail there are several historical sites, fishing, and picnicking.
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The Struble Trail Reviews
Great shady, paved running/walking/hiking/biking trail. Multiple parking areas, mike/distance markers throughout. more »
Not very busy during weekdays. Go early or late on weekends go avoid the busy times. dogs (on leash) are always welcome. Parking can be an issue during the weekends although the west end of the trail ... more »
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