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Check out this video of a 2,200-mile Appalachian Trail thru-hike, condensed into five-minutes. Neat stuff! By the way, the AT intersects the D&L Trail at Lehigh Gap. Now is a great time to get out…

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Written by Silas Chamberlin Our “Take a Hike!” series periodically features a favorite day hike or bike on the D&L Trail. The fifth installment is a trip on the very-popular Walnutport section of the Lehigh…

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Written By Silas Chamberlin Our “Take a Hike!” series will periodically feature a favorite day hike or bike on the D&L Trail.  The second installment is a hike on the trails within Lehigh Gap Nature…

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The protection of the Appalachian Trail (AT) led to the passage of the National Trails System Act of 1968 and the designation of the AT as our nation’s first National Scenic Trail. In Pennsylvania, the…

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The most recent issue of the American Hiking Society’s Paperless Trail newsletter features the D&L Trail.  A brief article describes a loop hike that starts and ends at the Lehigh Gap Nature Center, while taking…

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When the US Congress passed the Appalachian Trail Act of 1978, advocates hoped it would permanently protect the connectivity and character of the AT for all time. Yet, as with much legislation, opponents were able…

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The latest issue of A.T. Journeys, the official magazine of the Appalachian Trail Conservancy (ATC), features an article on the Lehigh Gap Nature Center, written by the Center’s director and friend of the D&L Trail,…

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The famous Appalachian Trail intersects the D&L Trail at the Lehigh Gap Nature Center, in northern Lehigh County. AT thru-hikers can use the D&L Trail to access stores and accommodations in Slatington and Walnutport to…

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