Leiper-Smedley Trail

Pennsylvania

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Leiper-Smedley Trail Facts

States: Pennsylvania
Counties: Delaware
Length: 2 miles
Trail end points: Leiper House Park and Smedley Park
Trail surfaces: Asphalt
Trail category: Greenway/Non-RT
ID: 9878763
Activities:

Leiper-Smedley Trail Description

This trail connects the historic Thomas Leiper House (built in 1785) to Smedley Park, hence its name. The 2-mile multipurpose trail is mostly shaded as it winds through the Crum Creek Valley and zigs and zags across Blue Route (I-476) albeit via overpass. Users, wheeled or otherwise are welcome, so long as they use non-motorized means. There is one on-road crossing at Baltimore Pike so exercise caution.

Parking and Trail Access

You can park at either end of the trail at Smedley Park (20 Papermill Rd, Wallingford) or Leiper Historic House (521 Avondale Rd).

Leiper-Smedley Trail Reviews

Confusing

s

This trail is poorly marked. Spent more time looking for trail head and got off of trail halfway through because there was no marking.

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s

Plenty of shade, hilly, loud because of the proximity of the Blue Route.

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