Map of bike paths / walking paths in Allentown, PA


Recreational trails for walking, running and cycling in Allentown, Pennsylvania

Allentown, Pennsylvania map area

Allentown, Pennsylvania

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Cedar Creek Trail

D & L Trail

Delaware Canal Trail

Forks Township Trails

Irontown Rail Trail

Jordan Creek Parkway

Lehigh Parkway Path

Nor-Bath Trail

Palmer Township Bike/Walking Path

Plainfield Township Trail

Saucon Rail Trail

Slate Heritage Trail

Trexler Memorial Park Trail

Whitehall Parkway



Regional Trails

Allentown is located in Lehigh County in Eastern Pennsylvania. Other communities in the area include Bethlehem, Coplay, Northhampton, Coppersburg, Hellertown and Easton. This area is situated on the Lehigh River, just west of the Delaware River. This region of Pennsylania has numerous lengthy recreational trail that extend for miles across the countryside. There are also a number of local recreational trails within the urban area.

Lehigh Parkway Path

The Lehigh Parkway is located on the southside of Allentown on either side on S. 24th Street. There is over 6 miles of trails in the park that follows alongside Little Lehigh Creek. The trails are surfaced with compacted crushed stone.

Saucon Rail Trail

The Saucon Rail Trail is a 6-mile long pathway that goes from Hellertown to Coopersburg, to the south of Allenstown. The trail was constructed along an abandoned railroad corridor and is surfaced with compacted crushed stone.

The north end of the Saucon Rail Trail is located at the west end of Bachman Street in Hellertown. The trail goes past Water Street Park, Grist Mill Park, Upper Saucon Community Park and near to DeSales University and Living Memorial Park.

The south end of the Saucon Rail Trail is located at E. Landis Street to the west of Living Memorial Park in Coopersburg.

D & L Trail

The D & L Trail is a system of segmented trails located in Eastern Pennsylvania. There are over 75-miles of trail along this portion of the Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor. Much of the trail follows alongside the Lehigh River and goes past several local communities. The route goes through the beautiful countryside of Eastern Pennsylvania, through thick forests, past rushing streams, over bridges and past farmland. The trail spans from Penn Lake Park to Easton. On the southeast end, the D & L Trail connects to the Delaware Canal Trail.

One paved section of the D & L Trail is located to the east side of Allentown. This is the section of the D & L Trail that heads east to the Delaware River. The trail starts at Canal Park on S. Albert Street. The trail heads to the east alongside the Lehigh River. It travels for 16.5 miles and meets up with the Delaware Canal Trail in Easton.

Another paved section of the D & L Trail heads to the north from Northampton. The trail starts at the Canal Street Park just north of the Coplay-Northhampton Bridge.

Read more about the D & L Trail

Irontown Rail Trail

The Irontown Rail Trail is a 9-mile long paved pathway that wraps around Whitehall Township and Coplay to the north of Allentown. The entire trail is paved and open for bikes and walking. The attractions along the trail include a bright red caboose, Whitehall Parkway trails, Hokendauqua Park and the Coplay Cement Kilns. The Irontown Rail Trail is located on the opposite side of the river from the D & L Trail and can be reached by the Coplay-Northampton Bridge.

The western end of the Irontown Rail Trail is located along Levans Road to the west of Mauch Chunk Road. This location is near the Levans Recreational Park. There is a parking area at this location.

South Bethlehem Greenway

The South Bethlehem Trail is a 1.7-mile long paved pathway located south of the Lehigh River near Lehigh University. The landscaped greenway was constructed along the old railroad right-of-way and extends from S. New Street and Lynee Avenue.

Nor-Bath Trail

The Nor-Bath Trail is a 5.7-mile long unpaved pathway that spans between Northampton and Bath to the north of Allentown. The west end of the trail is located at Main Street and 10th Street in Northampton. The trail goes past Wayne A. Grube Memorial Park and Bicentennial Park. The trail stops at 1 mile west of the middle of Bath near Route 987.

From the west end of the Nor-Bath Trail, trail users can easily connect with the D & L Trail or cross the river to connect with the Irontown Rail Trail.


Following are links to official off-site resources to find out more details about the recreational trails located in Allentown, Pennsylvania.

Individual Maps for Recreational Trails in Pennsylvania

Below is a list of links to our maps for specific recreational trails in the State of Pennsylvania.

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