Tyler State Park is a 4,723 acre Pennsylvania state park in Bucks County, Pennsylvania in the United States. The park is located along the Neshaminy Creek in Northampton and Wrightstown townships and is named after United States President John Tyler. The park offers swimming, fishing, and various recreational activities including boating, biking, horseback riding and picnicking.
The park contains a variety of wildlife, as well as a wide range of plant species due to the diversity of natural communities found here. Over one hundred species of birds, including Bald Eagles, can be found in the park. Rare and endangered animal species, including the Northern Box Turtle, Lake Sturgeon, and threatened Timber Rattlesnake can also be found in Tyler State Park.
The park has 12 miles of trails that are open to hiking, biking, horseback riding and cross-country skiing. These trails take hikers through forests, fields and wetlands as well as to the banks of Neshaminy Creek. There are also three miles of paved roads for biking along with one mile of paved walkway.
The park contains many natural features and amenities, including the 400 acre Eagle Lake. Other notable features in the park include the historic Charles Nolde fishing cabin, the one-mile Red Cedar Nature Trail and the 65-foot Witches Cauldron, a high-volume waterfall. Fishing is popular in the park, with nine stocked fishing lakes, as well as many streams and creeks. Canoes, kayaks and paddleboats can be rented at Eagle Lake on weekends and holidays.
The park’s campground contains 136 campsites, including tent, trailer and group sites. Firewood, ice and snacks are available for purchase, and bikes are also available for rent during the summer. In addition to camping, Tyler State Park has several cabins available for rent year-round, as well as a picnic area, swimming pool, and an archery range.
Whether they're looking to camp under the stars, explore the park's trails, or spend a day at the lake, visitors to Tyler State Park are sure to have an unforgettable experience.