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Les meilleures recommandations de parcs par les gens du coin

Nature Preserve
“Gorgeous waterfalls after an invigorating hike! this is a more challenging hike than Hawk falls, but worth it. We've seen everyone from four legged children to 5 year olds to grandparents on this trail, so if you are at all adventurous this is the place for you. ”
  • 20 personnes du coin recommandent
Beach
“Beltzville State Park in Lehighton (7-minute drive) offers a large, sandy beach and a playground for kids. There is also kayaks and canoe rental. Motor boats are allowed on the lake where you can go water skiing and tubing as well. No motor boat rentals. There are also hiking trails around the park. ”
  • 13 personnes du coin recommandent
Parc
“The Mauch Chunk Lake Park is a great place to rent a boat, go swimming at a sandy beach, or go hiking. ”
  • 15 personnes du coin recommandent
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  • 5 personnes du coin recommandent
Rafting
“"This adventure-sports outfitter offers rafting, biking & kayaking trips, plus on-site camping." Located appox. 25 miles away”
  • 8 personnes du coin recommandent
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“Experience the wonder of butterflies and exotic frogs in this live exhibit education/nature center . Seasonal, check website for details”
  • 6 personnes du coin recommandent
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  • 3 personnes du coin recommandent
Trail
“This is a beautiful trail with an amazing waterfall and it's a very easy hike. The scenery is fantastic.”
  • 4 personnes du coin recommandent
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“When it began operating, the Switchback Railroad was the second railroad in America and the first in Pennsylvania. Built to haul coal from the Summit Mine to the Lehigh Canal, the railroad evolved from a gravity-powered system (The Down Track) and mule-powered system (The Back Track) to a 95% gravity-run operation. In the late 1800s as steam locomotion became more commonplace, the Switchback Railroad was needed less for coal transport but was adapted into a passenger operation. From 1870, and for the next six decades, the Switchback Gravity Railroad evolved into a popular tourist attraction—one that thrilled visitors with 50-mile-per-hour rides downhill through the lush landscape of the Lehigh Valley. It is credited with inspiring the creation of the roller coaster. The tourist attraction closed in 1929, and the Switchback was sold for scrap in 1937 and converted to a trail in 1977. Today the Switchback Trail still inspires tourists and locals alike. Two 9-mile routes intersect to make up the Switchback. Regardless of which you choose, start in Summit Hill and bike downhill toward Jim Thorpe. The grade in reverse is challenging. Although this trail doesn't require a lot of pedaling, it commands your attention. (For a shorter ride, pick up the trail in Mauch Chunk Lake Park, which has parking, restrooms, picnic areas and campgrounds. Fishing is permitted.) With its hard-packed dirt surface, the Down Track is the easier southern route. This track takes you along Mauch Chunk Lake for 0.5 mile and then plunges into a lush forested area. At mile 7, the trail ends abruptly on Lentz Trail Road. Cross the road, head downhill toward Jim Thorpe and continue past the power plant entrance (go around the gated drive); pick up the trail again at the back of the power plant access road. From here continue on a peaceful wooded trail, riding on a bluff overlooking the community of Jim Thorpe below. ”
  • 4 personnes du coin recommandent
Trail
“Beautiful walking, biking, wading, scenic, historical and peaceful area. We love it and have spent many days here. All free.”
  • 4 personnes du coin recommandent
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“We love to take the 26 mile bike trip from White Haven through the Lehigh Gorge. Experience nature, waterfalls, stunning scenery. The trail runs along the Lehigh River with a 2-3% downhill grade that makes it easy to pedal.”
  • 1 personne du coin recommande
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  • 1 personne du coin recommande
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  • 1 personne du coin recommande