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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: Jim Thorpe (East) – Weissport

Status: Obstruction within trail section, see description

Distance: 3.5

UPDATE 3/21/2024 TRAIL CLOSURE (MILE 106.1-102) The D&L Trail will be CLOSED between the Mansion House Bridge in Jim Thorpe (MM 106.1) south to the Weissport Trailhead (MM 102) until Spring 2024 while two Canal Overflows are reconstructed.

This trail section is under active construction and is closed for PUBLIC SAFETY. Please respect the construction crews repairing the trail.  

Trail users should turn around and NOT attempt to pass.   

 This rehabilitation project will reconstruct the two dips in the D&L Trail for improved safety and accessibility. Funding for this project came from the PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) and Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED).   

Please contact the Lehigh Canal Recreation Commission with questions at [email protected] 


This section of D&L Trail follows the Lehigh Canal towpath from the trailhead in Weissport north to downtown Jim Thorpe. The trail offers views of the river, the trout-filled canal, lock and building remnants, and forested mountain slopes.

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