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Trail Section: Kimmett’s Lock – Allentown

Status: Obstruction within trail section, see description

Distance: 2.1

This section is not currently open due to the American Parkway Bridge construction project overhead and construction detours along this segment. Future plans include upgrades to Bradford Street to create safe share the road access to the recently completed D&L Trail between Bradford and Albert Streets. At the end of the delineated trail at Albert Street, follow Albert Street crossing the railroad tracks at the entrance to Allentown Lehigh Canal Park. 

The Kimmett’s Lock Trailhead and Allentown Lehigh Canal Park Trailhead are also Lehigh River Water Trail access points. Please refer to Wildlands Conservancy’s Lehigh River Water Trail website for more information on trips along the water trail.

Things to Do

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America on Wheels

America on Wheels celebrates the history of over-the-road transportation and highlights future means of moving people and products. The museum showcases the nation’s transportation systems from its roots, including carriages, bicycles, motorcycles, automobiles and trucks, to the latest in transportation... More

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Lehigh Valley Heritage Center

Located in a stunning new building adjacent to Trout Hall, the Lehigh Valley Heritage Center is host to permanent and changing exhibits on Lehigh Valley history and it houses the library and offices of the Lehigh County Historical Society. Here... More

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Liberty Bell Museum

The British were about to seize Philadelphia in 1777. It was feared that the King’s Army would destroy the great bell in Independence Hall that symbolized the American Republic, so the bell was removed and taken to Allentown, and hidden... More

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