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Trail Section: Hugh Moore Park – Forks of the Delaware

Status: Complete, open and improved

Distance: 2.3

10/31/16 ***TRAIL REOPENED*** City of Easton has completed sewer line repairs and reopened the small portion of their D&L Trail that had been closed between Hugh Moore Park and Forks of the Delaware trailheads. Thank you to City of Easton for being a great D&L Trail landowner!

There is a small trail network within Hugh Moore Park that allows for a few loops. However, to continue on the 165 Mile D&L Trail, you need to follow the canal towpath across the bridge at Lock 47 and continue toward the Delaware River and Forks of the Delaware Trailhead. As you approach the Forks of the Delaware, users will the convergence of railroads, canals and rivers.

The Hugh Moore Park Trailhead is also near a Lehigh River Water Trail access point and Forks of the Delaware Trailhead is across the Lehigh River from a water trail access point. Please refer to Wildlands Conservancy’s Lehigh River Water Trail website for more information on trips along the water trail.

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Things to Do

1

1753 Bachmann Publick House

The 1753 Bachmann Publick House contains the last remaining Northampton County colonial era courtroom that has been restored to its colonial era appearance. Located at the northeast corner of Second and Northampton Streets, the Bachmann is Easton’s oldest building. It... More

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2

College Hill Historic District

College Hill area is in the city of Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania at Lafayette College.

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3 A mule-drawn canal boat ride on the Josiah White II along the Lehigh Canal in Easton, Pennsylvania

Josiah White II Canal Boat Ride

Pennsylvania’s only mule-drawn canal boat ride cruises Section 8 of the Lehigh Canal in Hugh Moore Park during the summer. The authentically-dressed crew will guide you through the story of the anthracite canals and the people who worked and lived on... More

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4

National Canal Museum

The National Canal Museum, an affiliate of the Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor, is the only museum in the country dedicated to telling the story of America’s historic towpath canals. Take a voyage on the  Josiah White II canal... More

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5

Sigal Museum

The Sigal Museum is Northampton County, Pennsylvania’s leading institution of local history, and home to significant collections of pre-European settlement artifacts, decorative arts and textiles, farming implements and colonial furniture.  The Museum opened in summer of 2010, offering its visitors... More

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6

The Crayola Experience

Want to roam through a crayon and marker factory, explore the magic of light and color, and experiment with cool art techniques? It's all under one roof at our family discovery center in Easton, Pennsylvania. Hands-on activities for all ages.... More

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