There is an obstruction at Catasauqua Creek due to be eliminated with a bridge in 2016. Please see the PDF maps below for obstruction detour information. Parking for this section of trail should be limited to the Deily Coal Yard and Hanover Township Canal Park Trailheads. Cars parked in the private lot near Catasauqua Creek will be towed. This section is prone to standing water and flooding.
The Catasauqua Trailhead is also near a Lehigh River Water Trail access point located between the Lehigh Canal and Lehigh River. Please refer to Wildlands Conservancy’s Lehigh River Water Trail website for more information on trips along the water trail.
Race Street Bridge Detour
Southbound: 1. From D&L Trail turn left to head North on West Union Street, 2. Turn right onto Front Street, 3. Turn Right onto Race Street, 4. Turn left onto Lehigh Street, 5. Cross Catasauqua Creek and turn right to continue on the D&L Trail South
Northbound: 1. From D&L Trail turn left onto Lehigh Street, 2. Cross Catasauqua Creek and turn right onto Race Street, 3. Turn left onto Front Street, 4. Turn right onto Union Street, 5. Turn right onto the D&L Trail and continue North.