D&L Trail (Lehigh Gorge Trail)

EASY 35 reviews

D&L Trail (Lehigh Gorge Trail) is a 24.4 mile lightly trafficked point-to-point trail located near Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
24.4 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
1423 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Point to Point

dogs on leash

kid friendly

birding

cross country skiing

hiking

mountain biking

road biking

trail running

walking

forest

rails trails

river

views

waterfall

wild flowers

historic site

Many sections of packed, crushed stone. Other sections undeveloped and may only be passable by hiking or mountain bike.

mountain biking
5 months ago

Decent cinder biking trail. Fairly scenic.

mountain biking
6 months ago

10 months ago

I did this trail 3 years ago, but had a blast. Easy trail. Pace yourself. Long trail.

mountain biking
Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Went out with the family on Memorial Day Weekend thinking it was gonna be more than just a flat trail ride on a dirt trail along the rail road tracks, we were looking to go on an offroad type of bike ride but nevertheless it was a nice simple family ride with an awesome view of the river below.

Sunday, December 13, 2015

Great for biking and a nice walk!

mountain biking
Friday, August 07, 2015

Excellent trail for what it is. Very flat and well-groomed hard surface with some very small gravel. Smooth enough for a road bike. Jim Thorpe and White Haven are the main entry points around here, but if you zoom in on it in Google Maps, you'll find multiple entry points with parking lots. I actually biked from my house to Hazleton Rails To Trails, then took a powerline trail and what looked like a trail on Google through the middle of nowhere, and entered the D&L north of Weatherly on Rockport Rd, where there is also a parking lot. I took the trail down to Jim Thorpe and met my family for the hike to Glen Onoko Falls. A memorable day to say the least, but highly recommended.

walking
Monday, June 17, 2013

Very nice trail for bikes. We didn't have them when we took this trail but it was superb anyway. For many reasons really : The trail is along the river so it gives you constant breeze and of course water access if you need to rest and listen to the creek. Almost whole way the trail is covered with shade. Nice waterfalls along the way too.
I will definitely come back there with whole family on the bikes :) Check the pictures to have idea how the trail looks like.

road biking
Saturday, October 20, 2012

Fairly easy trail. Did the section in Bethlehem. Parts are narrow, but it's not too bad

trail running
Saturday, October 06, 2012

ran parts of this trail for a marathon. Nice surface, very pretty river views. Beautiful in the fall. Runs near private properties and some where kind of scary and seculded.

walking
2 months ago

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mountain biking
8 months ago

road biking
8 months ago

hiking
9 months ago

mountain biking
10 months ago

hiking
11 months ago

mountain biking
Tuesday, May 16, 2017

road biking
Saturday, May 13, 2017

Thursday, April 13, 2017

mountain biking
Monday, October 10, 2016

mountain biking
Saturday, September 03, 2016

recorded D&L

Sunday, July 03, 2016

Tuesday, May 03, 2016

recorded D&L

mountain biking
Friday, May 15, 2015

Monday, May 04, 2015

hiking
Friday, September 05, 2014

Saturday, August 23, 2014

mountain biking
Saturday, June 07, 2014

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