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Map of the D & H Rail Trail and the O & W Trail

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D & H Rail Trail

D & H Rail Trail Pennsylvania map area

D & H Rail Trail

LENGTH:

38 miles

SURFACE:

unpaved

COMMUNITIES:

Lanesboro, Starrucca, Thompson, Union Dale, Forest City, Vandling, Simpson

HIGHLIGHTS:

rail trail, Pennsylvania countryside, waterfalls, lakes, wetlands, woodlands, rural communities

NEARBY TRAILS:

O & W Trail

Lackawanna River Heritage Trail

RELATED LINKS:

Regional Trails

The D & H Rail Trail, also known as the Delaware & Hudson Rail Trail, is a 38-mile long unpaved pathway that extends from the New York border to  the community of Simpson, just north of Carbondale, in Northeastern Pennsylvania. The trail follows an abandoned railroad right-of-way through thick woods, along the creek and past beautiful waterfalls.

Conditions

The surface of the D & H Rail Trail remains in a natural state for all by 10 miles. The 10 mile stretch of compacted stone dust surface stretches from Vandling to Herrick. The remainder of the trail is not suitable for all types of bikes.

Communities

The D & H Rail Trail goes past the following communities: Lanesboro, Starrucca, Thompson, Union Dale, Forest City, Vandling and Simpson.

Nearby Trails

O and W Trail: the D & H Rail Trail meets up with the O and W Trail around Forest City. The O and W Trail takes a more northeasterly route to the West Branch Delaware River near Hancock, New York.

Lackawanna River Heritage Trail: the two trails meet at the south end of the D & H Rail Trail in Simpson.

End Points

The north end of the D & H Rail Trail is located at Damascus Road and the Pennsylvania / New York border.

The south end of the D & H Rail Trail is located at Main Street and the Lackawanna River in the communtiy of Simpson. Simpson is situated to the northeast of Carbondale.


Resources

Following are links to official off-site resources to find out more details about the D & H Rail Trail in Northeastern Pennsylvania.

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