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Horseback Riding at Tyler State Park

10.5 miles of bridle trails

Riders enjoy many miles of non-paved trails on both sides of Neshaminy Creek. Please stay on established, blazed trails. Horseback riding is prohibited in the picnic areas.

Parking for horse trailers is available:

  • Near Number One Lane Trail in the large parking lot across from the arts center
  • In the Fisherman’s lot on PA 332 across from Spring Garden Mill
  • At the Schofield Ford Covered Bridge parking lot off of Swamp Road

Hitching posts and a mounting platform are provided at the covered bridge access area.

Cooper Trail

3 miles, blue blazes, easiest hiking

Access this trail from the equine parking lot near the Tyler Park Center for the arts. This trail takes you through stands of mature oak and tulip poplar trees.

Hay Barn Grass Trail

4 miles, green blazes, more difficult hiking

The trail starts and finishes at the Schofield Ford Covered Bridge access area. It takes you through rolling agricultural fields, native warm-season grass fields, and past the original farmhouse and barns.

Neshaminy Creek Trail

2.5 miles, red blazes, more difficult hiking

The trail follows along the creek, beginning at the Fisherman’s Lot, and offers excellent views before ending at the Schofield Ford Covered Bridge.