NEW in 2019 Bike the D&L Trail
Bike the D&L Trail
Get the Best of Both! Kayak the Lehigh and Bike back on the D&L. A great way to enjoy the rich history of Historic Bethlehem and the D&L Trail.
Historic Bethlehem River Tours has added Bikes for 2019! Take a ride on the D&L Trail, The Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor (D&L). Ride on the Bethlehem section of this Historic 165 mile trail that goes from the mountains of northeast Pennsylvania through the Lehigh Valley and Bucks County.
The D&L trail runs along the banks of the Lehigh River in Bethlehem. It is a nationally significant historic transportation route over 300 years old! It was used by the Lenni Lenape Indians, George Washington’s Crossing, and it was the highway supporting the American Industrial Revolution. The Bethlehem, section of the D&L passes along the Historic Moravian settlement and has impressive views of Bethlehem Steel.
The Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor : (D&L Trail) became an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institute in 2017. It Joins the two other Smithsonian affiliates in the Lehigh Valley, both in Bethlehem: Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites and the National Museum of Industrial History.