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This program highlights businesses that provide exceptional customer service and who are geared toward catering to the needs of runners, hikers, and bikers who use the D&L Trail.

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From improving people’s health to preserving history to protecting the environment to energizing local economies, trails are critical infrastructure that improve a local community’s quality of life. But for these benefits to blossom to their fullest potential, their needs to be more than just a trail.

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By Elissa Garofalo Jim Thorpe (a.k.a. Mauch Chunk) is celebrating its 200th anniversary this year. It’s befitting that the iconic Lehigh Coal & Navigation (LC&N) Building received a meticulous restoration in preparation. Preservation work like…

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Post by: Brian Greene, Trail Programs Manager at D&L Great things happen when you combine two good things.  Peanut butter and chocolate, phones and computers, ice tea and lemonade are all examples of the sum being greater…

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Post by: Lauren Drabenstott, D&L Marketing Intern There is abundance to be found along the D&L National Heritage Corridor. Whether you’re on the hunt for trails, museums, shops, or anything in between, each section offers something…

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Post by: Lauren Drabenstott, D&L Marketing Intern Running, biking, walking, and hiking: these are the activities typically associated with the D&L. Take a step back from the trail, however, and you’ll find that more exists than…

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Post by: Christina Crawford, D&L Guest Blogger Summer time in Bethlehem, PA is one of my favorite times of the year. No matter what day of the week it is, there seems to always be…

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Post by: Lauren Drabenstott, D&L Marketing Intern Exploring the D&L means more than biking, running, walking, and hiking. The National Heritage Corridor, with towns and trails alike, has pastimes for a day, a weekend, or an…

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Hi, I’m the new Trail Programs Manager for D&L.  This is a new position that oversees programs that aid the public, businesses, and municipalities in enjoying, promoting, and protecting trails. These include continuing programs like…

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Gues Blog Post By: Laura Rohrbach My family has been in Freemansburg for generations. I grew up along the Lehigh Canal, looking for salamanders in the silt-laden water and listening to stories of mules and canal…

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Blog Post By: Terri Monserrat, Communications & Education Coordinator Did you know that Thomas Jefferson called coffee “the favorite drink of the civilized world?” When it comes to important drinks of U.S. history, coffee just…

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Blog Post By: Terri Monserrat, D&L Communciations & Education Coordinator Endurance races have always captured my imagination. Little wonder that the Tour de France – with its steep mountain climbs, breathtaking descents and fans with…

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