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  • Complete, open and improved
  • Obstruction within trail section, see description
  • Planned Future linkage and trail development
  • Unimproved open, travel at your own risk


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Trail Section: Slatington – Cove Road

Status: Complete, open and improved

Distance: 5.5

Please obey parking signage at the Cove Road Trailhead. Vehicles on private property will be towed.

This section of D&L Trail connects Slatington to the Cove Road Trailhead under the Route 145 Treichlers Bridge. The trail is nestled between a steep hillside and the Lehigh River providing views of the water and a rare feeling of isolation in the Lehigh Valley. The Cove Road Trailhead is also near a Lehigh River Water Trail access point called Treichler’s Bridge. Please refer to Wildlands Conservancy’s Lehigh River Water Trail website for more information on trips along the water trail.

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Fireman’s Drinking Fountain

The Fireman's Drinking Fountain was dedicated in 1909 by Hose Company # 1, Slatington. The 12 foot high statue was purchased from J. W. Fiske Iron Works, New York City, for $700 and depicts a volunteer fireman carrying a child... More

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