Like the Zacharias Trail? Soon there will be more to love, as this wildly-popular trail will be extended into Evansburg State Park, where it will connect to an existing 24-mile trail network.

At the end of 2020, the Township was notified that we received a $326,000 grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.  This trail extension is a joint venture with Skippack and park officials with Evansburg State Park. This extension of the trail will connect the Zacharias Trail into Evansburg State Park, where it will connect to an existing 24-mile trail network.

During the initial survey of the site, the Township was notified by PECO that they are no longer allowing trails to be constructed under their powerlines in
certain voltage areas. While that was not expected, the Township along with Skippack and State Officials came up with alternative plan. The one-mile extension will begin
at the trail’s existing terminus near Green Hill Road as was originally planned, and continue up through the State property and the border with the Skippack Golf Club
and crossing at Kratz Road, before crossing into Skippack Township and Evansburg State Park. The eight-foot-wide paved trail will be constructed on property owned
by the Commonwealth. The trail will be maintained by Worcester Township and Skippack Township.

This new route ended up being a better option, there is less clearing and it provides an easier waterway crossing. Site survey and field work should begin in the Spring 2022
and then hopefully construction will be started in early-mid 2023.  Keep checking back for updates as we move along on this exciting project!  

Many thanks to State Representative Matt Bradford and State Senator Katie Muth for their strong support of this terrific project!

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