Update 10/21/2022: The D&L Trail is now open from White Haven North Trailhead (MM 130.5) to Middleburg Road (MM 132)
August 2021 – The new pedestrian crossing at Middleburg Road is complete! D&L thanks PA Department of Transportation, Reading Blue Mountain & Northern Railroad, PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, and Anthracite Scenic Trails Association for their partnership in this project.
Part of the locally known Black Diamond Section, named after Anthracite coal’s nickname – “black diamonds”, this trail section passes ponds, bogs and towering trees providing a good wildlife viewing section. Approximately 9 miles from Black Diamond Trailhead going south is improved trail. The final distance into White Haven is a little more rough surface.
We suggest wearing orange during hunting seasons due to State Game Lands adjacent to the trail through this section.