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The D&L Blog: On the Trail

Delaware & Lehigh - Increased Trail Usage Presents Parking Challenges

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The increasing use of the D&L Trail and Lehigh River has led to several parking issues at the Cementon, River Drive, Cove Road, and Slatington Trailheads. The D&L, our D&L Trail landowner of this section,…

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Two avid trail users, Tony and George, recently biked the D&L Trail from Glen Summit to New Hope. The following is an itinerary of their biking trip. We started our trip on the Black Diamond…

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It is the time of the year when more and more sunny days are in the forecast.  That means additional opportunities to get out on the trail and enjoy the beauty of nature.  This blog…

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Imagine the beautiful setting that would be created with water flowing through the New Hope Canal.  Residents and tourists alike would benefit by having a historical piece of history brought back to life.  This is…

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Written by Jerry Rogers This ongoing blog will explore the diverse plant life you will encounter along the D&L, according to the time of the year when they are blooming.  Many of these plants are…

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Written by Scott Everett, Stewardship & Trail Manager With nice weather predicted for the weekend, I decided a perfect Father’s Day gift would be spending some time doing two of my favorite outdoor activities –…

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Written By Silas Chamberlin Somebody received a Flip camcorder for Christmas, so (for better or worse) expect more videos from here on out! Last week, Scott and I were out on the trail to monitor…

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Written By Rayne Schnabel and Silas Chamberlin On October 7, sixteen of the Moravian Hall Square “Happy Hikers” got their tails on the trail, during a morning walk on the newest section of the D&L…

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Rhoma Mostel recently visited New Hope and made a short video of her time on the D&L Trail.

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As you read this, a GIS specialist from the National Park Service’s Cultural Resources Geographic Information System Facility is walking the towpath of the Lehigh Canal-GPS receiver in hand-gathering spatial data on all extant historical…

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On Sunday, I decided to walk off a lingering cold by heading north to Hickory Run State Park. Over the last year or so, I have become familiar with linear Lehigh Gorge State Park, through…

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The D&L Trail follows an abandoned railroad right-of-way for nearly four miles between East Penn Township’s new boat launch and the Lehigh Gap Nature Center. This is a dynamic section of trail, with continuous views…

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