Pittsburgh May 06, 2017
It’s Impossible Not To Love This Breathtaking Wild Flower Trail Near Pittsburgh
April’s showers have finally brought us May’s blossoming flowers. And, that means there’s no better time to walk among the wildflowers. Pittsburgh boasts plenty of breathtaking natural scenery but you’ll find no better wildflower trail near Pittsburgh than Jennings Trail at Raccoon Creek State Park.
Tucked away in Raccoon Creek State Park, the vibrantly colored Wildflower Reserve stretches across 314 acres and snuggles along the...
Picturesque Raccoon Lake, a shimmering 101 acres of water that offers the idyllic setting for swimming, fishing, and boating.
Lace up your most comfortable shoes as you set off on the Jennings Trail, the longest trail in the Wildflower Reserve at a little over a mile and a half.
Promising the most eclectic scenery of all of the Wildflower Reserve's trails, the Jennings Trail connects with the other shorter trails, making it easy for you explore the entire reserve.
The Wildflower Reserve boasts more than 700 plants species. As you hike along the Jennings Trail, you'll pass myriad of wildflowers, including may apples, pink bluebells, Dutchman's breeches, and red buds.
Keep an eye out for the many birds that call the Wildflower Reserve home and the native wildlife, including...
Deer and, of course, raccoons.
The Jennings Trail will take you to the Hungerford Cabin, once the tranquil haven of Cy Hungerford, the well-known political cartoonist.
The Wildflower Reserve, a home for the monarch butterfly, hosts a variety of educational activities, including wildflower walks, for visitors of all ages.
Explore the Jennings Trail and the rest of the Wildflower Reserve daily from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Wildflower Reserve Interpretive Center
525 Lincoln Highway
Clinton, PA 15026
Click here for more information.
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