Rim Trail

Pennsylvania

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Rim Trail Facts

States: Pennsylvania
Counties: Chester
Length: 2.2 miles
Trail end points: Hatfield Road and Wagontown Road and Hibernia Road and Union Road (Coatesville)
Trail surfaces: Crushed Stone
Trail category: Rail-Trail
ID: 6238003

Rim Trail Description

The Rim Trail offers a 2.2-mile route in Hibernia County Park, following a former railroad bed along the West Branch Branywine Creek. This southeastern Pennsylvania excursion is one of a handful of trails nestled into the 990-acre greenspace. The park is on the National Register of Historic Places, so be on the lookout for interesting relics, such as old ice houses peeping out from among the trees. There are also campgrounds, picnic areas and fishing sites throughout the park.

The southern end of the rail-trail begins at the intersection of Hatfield Road and Wagontown Road, where you will see an unpaved pathway leading off into the trees. (The parking lot for this end of the trail is located just west of this location, off Camp Stewart Road.) The trail entrance is adjacent to Hatfield House, a historical home built in the 1740s.

After about three-quarters of a mile from Hatfield House, travelers will come to a crossing of Wagontown Road, where there's another small parking area. From there, the trail splits and forms a loop with the two branches of the trail rejoining shortly before trail's end at the intersection of Hibernia Road and Union Road.

Parking and Trail Access

Parking is available in Hibernia County Park (1 Park Road, Wagontown). Note that while there are no restrooms directly along the Rim Trail, there are several restrooms located within the park.

Rim Trail Reviews

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Trail goes North and South from the limited parking at Wagontown Rd. Doesn’t quite make it to Hibernia Rd going North, blocked by debris. Packed gravel within Hibernia park, suitable for road bikes. Short stretch of singletrack north of park limits. Small loop uphill to the east, strictly fat tire. Lots of families, dogs, etc along the pretty Brandywine. Hibernia park itself has trails and a nice big electric motor only lake.

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