Wayne A. Grube Memorial Park

Reserve a Pavilion at Wayne Grube Park Today

Location: Allen Township

Activities: Hiking, picnicking, softball, volleyball, children's play, birdwatching.

Amenities: ADA Accessible, trails, playground, picnic pavilions, softball field, sand volleyball court, multipurpose field, modern restrooms open April-October (portable toilets available October-April).

  • Alcohol permit required (if alcohol will be consumed)

Trail Connections: Nor-Bath Trail

Watershed: Catasauqua Creek      


Directions: Park entrance for Pavilions 1 & 2 from Willowbrook Road; park entrance for Pavilion 3 from E. Bullshead Road.

GPS Coordinates: Latitude: 40.676396, Longitude: -75.461745

Area: 200 acres

Owned by: Northampton County

Difficulty of Trail: Easy

Pets: Must be on a leash less than 6 feet in length.

Historical Interest:

Named in honor of longtime County Councilman Wayne A. Grube.

  • Former property of the Allentown Farm State Hospital.
  • Stone remains of the historical Howertown Hotel along Willowbrook Road.

Environmental Features: Streamside woodlands, reforestation areas, agricultural fields, Catasauqua Creek, located in the Nor-Bath Trail Greenway.  

Established: 2011

Current Project: Extensive streamside forest planting along Catasauqua Creek in fall 2018.

Future Plans: Complete additional park development phases, develop and install interpretive signage about reforestation areas and streamside plantings.

Grube Park a Great Place for a Picnic

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