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Also see: Park Facilities | Park Maps | Park Rules | Park Fees | Pavilion Rental Information | Gifting Program | Contact Parks

Youth Sports Contacts

Races at Township Park and Saucon Rail Trail
Fall is a great time to get out an run a race. There are several races on the fall calendar that not only take advantage of the Saucon Rail Trail, but also benefit affilliated organizations.

Southern Lehigh Public Library Book It! 5k
Sunday, October 12, at 8:30 AM. Starting and ending at the Upper Saucon Township Community Park, using the Saucon Rail Trail north past Spring Valley Road.

The Park and Trail will be open to the general public, and you are welcomed to participate. However, users shall be aware of the events and yield to the participants, or make alternate plans to avoid these areas during the events.

Fertilizing at Township Park
Upper Saucon Township will be applying fertilizer and herbicide at the Community Park on Monday, October 13. Due to the nature of this application, there will be an ALL DAY CLOSURE of both the park and playing fields. We anticipate opening the park by Tuesday, October 14.

The application is weather-dependent, and dates are subject to change. For more information, please contact the Township Office.

CLOSURE of Station Avenue access to Saucon Rail Trail
The Saucon Rail Trail trailhead and trail crossing at Station Ave. will be CLOSED through the month of October in conjunction with a road reconstruction project on Station Ave.

Additional trailheads are located at the Upper Saucon Township Community Park on Preston Lane, and Southern Lehigh Living Memorial Park at PA Route 309/E. Landis St.

Upper Saucon Township Community Park

The Upper Saucon Township Community Park is located at 3231 Preston Lane, approximately ½ mile east of Route 378. Dedicated on May 18, 1996, the park was designed to meet the current and future recreational needs of the Township's residents. The park covers approximately 70 acres and is conveniently located in the central portion of the Township.

The following recreation facilities are offered at the park:

  • A tot lot with multiple play stations.
  • 3 full-size soccer fields and 2 short-sided soccer fields.
  • Parking facilities to accommodate over 200 vehicles.
  • Two baseball fields-one with 90-foot base paths and one with 60-foot base paths.
  • 3 all-purpose fields.
  • Nearly 2 miles of walking/jogging trails.
  • 2 basketball courts.
  • A large picnic pavilion sufficient to accommodate 100 people.
  • Restroom facilities

Park Maps

Upper Saucon Township Park Map
Saucon Rail Trail Map Saucon Rail Trail Map

Pavilion Rental Information
The pavilion at the Township Community Park is the perfect place to hold a family reunion, company picnic or birthday party. The pavilion houses several picnic tables which comfortably seat up to 100 people. Restrooms, grills, and trash containers are conveniently located near the pavilion. Please call the Township Office at (610) 282-1171, ext. 3 for more information about reserving the pavilion or download a pavilion rental application from this site.

Click here to download a pavilion rental application. Please note that all pavilion reservations are first-come, first served, and that no reservation is completed until a complete application and payment are received.

Pavilion Rental Fees (Weekdays, Weekends and Holidays)

  • Township Residents $50.00
  • Non-Township Residents $100.00

Looking for a specific date? Please check the calendar below for availability.

If you are looking for information about the Southern Lehigh Living Memorial Park on PA 309 in Coopersburg, please look here.

Gifting Program and Dedications
A path in the Township Park has been designated for the donation of flowering trees. Trees given to memorialize family and friends may be personalized with dedication markers. Approved species, including cherry, crabapple, serviceberry, kousa dogwoods and flowering pear trees will line this walkway, with reflection benches nearby.

Donations of park benches, water fountains, play and recreation equipment, trail markers and other permanent structures are graciously accepted from residents, businesses and community organizations. Monetary contributions to future projects, such as pavilions, hard surface playing courts and children's play areas are also accepted.

Service and youth organizations are encouraged to develop proposals for their participation in the maintenance and development of beautification projects for the park.

For more information on how you, your business or organization can contribute to the park, please contact the Township Administration Office at (610) 282-1171 Ext. 3.

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