Which Park in Lower Macungie Patch is Your Favorite?

We're so lucky to have so many great places around here to enjoy the outdoors. The tough part is going to be choosing one favorite!

Dear Readers, this is a tough one. There are so many fabulous places in Lower Macungie Patch to walk, bike and just enjoy nature, but we're going to ask you anyway.

Which is the best park in Lower Macungie Patch?

The possibilities:

If there’s another local spot that we missed, tell us in the comments section below.

Vote for your favorite in the survey below and remember to click on the links above and rate the park on its Patch Place listing. You can even leave a review.

The poll closes at 9 a.m. Friday.

The winner will be determined by the Patch editor, based on poll results and reviews on Patch Places. Please vote only once per survey, per Patch.

If you prefer to go to a park outside of the Lower Macungie Patch area, vote for the best park in a neighboring Patch: , , or .

Scott Alderfer March 05, 2012 at 01:34 PM
My favorite Lower Mac park is Camp Olympic Park. Tons of open space and the Little Lehigh flows right through the middle of it.
Ron Beitler March 05, 2012 at 04:22 PM
My heart says East Texas, it was my playground growing up. The old band gazebo is a treasure but I have to agree with Scott... Potential wise.. Camp Olympic really could be a gem someday! I remember going to baseball camp there when I was kid. So glad the township acquired this property! However, since LMT patch does (rightly) include and cover the borough's I have to say Macungie Park takes it for me! Just a great park from a programming standpoint. Always something going on. Love the summer when I can walk over from work to the farmers market or hear music coming from the bandshell. (Lockridge also of course great!) Where is playground of adventures I'm unfamiliar?
Fred March 06, 2012 at 02:06 PM
The most scenic and conducive to exercise-walking is Lock Ridge Park, hands down. Only one other that is included in the poll has a walking trail, so how about generating another list where a person can get out and be immersed in the local woodlands that are in LM Patch and the surrounding "Patch" areas?
tim blangger March 06, 2012 at 04:44 PM
When we lived in Macungie, I'd take our beagle, Alex, to Kalmbach almost every day. When we moved and I found myself with time to burn, we returned to the park and I swear, although I can't ever be sure, that he remembered being there and still enjoyed it. I also like the Reinhard (spelling?) Bird Sanctuary which is just off Mountain Road/Church Street. It's not a dog park per se, but it is a place where you can let your well-behaved dog off-leash and not fear about motor vehicle traffic.
Mariella Savidge March 07, 2012 at 05:04 AM
Tim! Love hearing about Alex! How is he? And he has wonderful taste. Kalmbach is a beautiful park.


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