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rock climbing
10 days ago

Very quick but very neat grafittied large boulders to climb which made it fun. In the winter you have a great view of the valley since no leaves block the view.

Didn't find much trail but some cool boulders

trail running
1 month ago

Awesome place to run or do a variety of family activities. There's not much elevation for a real hike in the woods, but it's exceptional in every other aspect. You almost forget you're in Allentown. Except sometimes the smell of sewage will smack you in the face near the j pipes. Oh, and they mowed down 2-3 acres of trees a few years ago. Also, the bathrooms are kind of rapey. Still in Allentown.

This is one of my favorite go to hikes that with its numerous cross-overs you can tailor to your exact duration. I normally do the 5 mile, but look forward to going back in the spring/summer/fall and doing the longer stretch. And the stream is so tempting, I'm definitely going to fly fish it in the summer.

Gorgeous scenery!

trail running
4 months ago

Allentown has done a terrific job maintaining the gem of Lehigh Valley Parks. The wall collapse was repaired with meticulous detail, the water smell issues have been eliminated, and the Lights in the Parkway are back and better than ever for 2016. Lucky to live here!

decent trail, don't care for the horse poop or the sewer smell from time to time

rock climbing
8 months ago

Fun kids it was fun to climb the rocks but the actual hike was around a fenced off area :(

9 months ago

11 months ago

Fun for me and my daughter. We love looking at he graffiti and seeing how the art hanged as more people visit. Be sure to check out the rave cave!! ✌

I love this place!!!!

on Bauer Rock

walking
1 year ago

Sad. Was hoping for a nice view. Got beautiful rocks covered in graffiti.

The best Allentown trail. So much to do and see. it is also very well maintained. This place is only a mile from center city and offers do much. Fly fishing, disc golf, biking, exercise spots and tons of wild life. Great place to go after work with your family.