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Delaware & Lehigh - A recovery plan rooted in walking

Doug Woosnam, 76, of Lower Saucon Township, has been walking for 10 years and credits walking with helping him to overcome some serious health issues. He started walking after his first back surgery in 2010…

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By Geoff Merz, Program Coordinator Located in the Lehigh Valley, Saucon Valley Bikes has had an enduring 20+ year presence in Hellertown, PA. This D&L Trail Friendly Business was created by riders and for riders. With its staff combining for hundreds of years of cycling and bike repair experience,…

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By Lauren Golden, Trail & Stewardship Manager On August 18th, the D&L, North Catasauqua Borough, Lehigh Valley Planning Commission and Northampton and Lehigh Counties came together for a virtual Town Hall to discuss the first projects that will go…

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By Claire Sadler, Deputy Director At the D&L, we like to refer to the D&L Trail as the spine of the five-county corridor. In each of the regions, a network of trails and communities connect…

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By Brian Greene, Director of Trails & Conservation With the cooler fall weather, it is a great time to get out and explore the D&L Trail.  I’m getting phone calls and emails from people near…

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By Geoff Merz, Program Coordinator In this new section of Dirt on the Trail, we highlight – one by one –the landowners of the various sections of the D&L Trail. Without their support and great efforts, the trail would…

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By Miranda Alvarez, Community Engagement Manager  Making the big move  As picturesque, historic, and altogether charming as the D&L Heritage Corridor’s Jim Thorpe might be, it’s an unlikely destination for someone leaving a life behind…

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By Kimara Hutton, Guest Blog Writer I don’t know about you, but when I am out for a walk or a ride on a beautiful D&L trail next to a serene canal breathing in fresh…

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Where: Riverview Park – 1391 Lehigh Dr. Easton, PA 18045 When: Saturday Sept. 26th 9:30AM – 11:15AM What: Join this ride on the D&L Trail on Bike Your Park Day. This ride will travel through…

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Where: Forks of the Delaware Trailhead in Easton, PA When: Saturday Sept. 19th 9:00AM – 12:30PM What: Join the D&L Trail Tenders as we help give back to the D&L Trail.  Volunteers will pick-up trash…

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In our second interactive town hall, part of our “Closing the Gaps” series, we gathered community leaders and trail users alike to discuss our critical Lehigh Valley Gap. This seven mile gap presents unique challenges,…

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Guest blog post by Bernie O’Hare, Lehigh Valley Ramblings Many people complain, and with a great deal of justification, about how ugly things have become in Northeastern Pennsylvania, especially in the Lehigh Valley. Farmland diminishes…

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