When visiting the Delaware and Lehigh National Heritage Corridor there are so many biking opportunities for every level of biking enthusiast. All of these trails offer the ultimate in cycling adventure and breathtaking scenery.
Set course on the Allentown Lehigh Canal Park Trailhead. Ride along the D&L trail to Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. This is a historic trail with 165 miles of much to see and ample wildlife also.
Blue Mountain Sports and Wear offers shuttles to several bike trails and can supply you with everything you will need to make your biking adventure complete, as well as any other adventure you might choose to undertake while staying nearby.
At Delaware Canal State Park you can ride through history as it is the only remaining canal of the great towpath canal building era of the early 19th century. There are lots to see and explore along this ride.
Bike around Fonthill Park in Doylestown, Pennsylvania and explore the Historic Mercer Home and the Moravian Pottery and Tile Works.
The Greater Hazleton Rails to Trails is an excellent biking opportunity for both Biking and history enthusiasts alike. Explore abandoned and still active mines and experience wildlife as you traverse the old rail lines for the mining industry from town to town. This is an integral part of the Delaware and Lehigh National Heritage Corridor.
The Switchback Railroad Trail links the Jim Thorpe and Summit Hill and has historic scenery, mining rails to explore and interpretive sites as well as incredible views of the Lehigh Gorge.
The Towpath Pike Trail in Palmer, Pennsylvania runs through forests, farmland and even neighborhoods. This is an 8 foot wide asphalt trail and is a leisurely ride.
These are just a few of the biking adventures you can find within the Delaware and Lehigh National Heritage Corridor. There are many more. Call them to get more complete information and plan your vacation.
The Delaware and Lehigh
National Heritage Corridor-Biking
2750 Hugh Moore Park Road, Easton, PA 18042