The town of Sellersville is situated in Bucks County in a beautiful part of the state of Pennsylvania and is surrounded by vast areas of countryside as well as being just a short drive away from the Lehigh Valley region. This area has four distinct seasons, which typically include humid summers, cold winters, and very short, mild springs and fall so there are a variety of different outdoor activities available here throughout the year. It is home to several popular ski resorts which attract many visitors during the winter season however the area also has several lakes which attract both local residents and tourists who want to cool down during the hot summer months. Visitors here can enjoy boating and fishing as well as a variety of watersports however it is also a great area to explore on foot and boasts several hiking trails including the Appalachian National Scenic Trail which is situated close to the Pennsylvanian town of New Ringgold and the Appalachian Trail 183 South. The latter covers around 7.7 miles and is rated as a moderate trail which should take around 4 hours to complete. This is a back trail featuring a waterfall that is primarily used for hiking and is located near Bethel in northern Pennsylvania.
Closer to Sellersville you will also find several excellent hiking trails to suit a variety of different levels of hiker that are situated around the nearby town of Perkasie. One of the most popular is the Perkiomen Creek Trail which runs for 18.3 mile out and is a back trail that features wooded areas and a river. This trail is suitable for all skill levels, and runs from Perkasie’s old Mood’s Covered Bridge to the exit by Washington House in Sellersville. It is accessible all year-round but is also used frequently for mountain and road biking as well as walking and is ideal for those who enjoy communing with nature as you may encounter several species of birds and others animals along the way including geese and the occasional box turtle.
The Nockamixon State Park also offers a series of hiking trails for residents in the Bucks County area and is located near Quakertown. This particular trail which is rated as easy to moderate also incorporates a lake and dogs can also be walked along this trail although they must be kept on a leash at all times. Lake Nockamixon also offers variety of other activities and this is the perfect place for a relaxing picnic or to simply sit and watch sailboats by the marina but it is also popular with birdwatchers who come to check out the Cormorants among the seagulls and sparrows that inhabit this area in large numbers. The trails themselves are very well marked and incorporate creek crossings, pine forests, and cedar forests, as well as offering stunning views of the lake area. Hunting also takes place in this area so it is recommended for visitors to wear bright colors Monday through Saturday, so that hunters can see you clearly and ensure that you don’t get mistaken for prey!