Lehigh River Gorge State Park

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Lehigh RiverIn early October we spent a week on the Pine Creek and enjoyed the rail trails in northern Pennsylvania. We continued our enjoyment of the fall colors and rail trails in late October with a day trip to the D & L Rail Trail which goes through the Lehigh River Gorge State Park.

Lehigh RiverThe trail runs along the Lehigh River.

Lehigh RiverRiver on one side, colorful trees on the other

Lehigh RiverWildlife in the areaLehigh River

011 (640x424)Excursion trains go through the gorge, also

049 (640x424)The rail trail starts in the very scenic town of Jim Thorpe which is nestled at the base of the mountains

051 (640x424)The train station

057 (640x424)Another shot

047 (640x419)A great place to visit for riding trains, hiking, biking or just enjoying a scenic small town.

4 Comments Add yours

  1. LB says:

    Looks like a great place to visit, for many reasons!

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  2. Beautiful pictures once again. Did you see a black bear?

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  3. lindz5 says:

    We go geocaching, I have to put this on my list of places to visit.

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    1. Mary says:

      Very pretty area of the state. In addition to the rail trails, which we favor, there are also mountain biking trails that the younger generation enjoys.

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