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Regardless of where you are in Lehigh Valley, you’re never far from a scenic walk. And depending on what kind of walker you are—whether you’re a leisurely stroller or an active adventurer—you’ll find plenty of paths amidst the area’s public parks, state forests, and college campuses. Perhaps the toughest challenge is figuring out which walk you’d like to try. To help you decide, we contacted the owners and employees of several Lehigh Valley’s walking and running outfitters. Here are their top picks for five great walks in Lehigh Valley.

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Pack a picnic lunch, a comfortable blanket, some sunglasses and take advantage of the many parks and cozy spots as the setting for your next picnic. The following locations call for some walking shoes as you won’t want to miss out on the nearby trails and attractions.

While exploring all that THE LINK Trail Network has to offer in Lehigh Valley, you’re bound to work up an appetite. There are lots of convenient places to fuel up near the various trailheads before heading back out to log more miles. Here’s a list of five spots to dine during your outdoor adventure*.

Summer is here in Lehigh Valley, but we’re still social distancing and practicing pandemic precautions. The last five months have taken their toll on our social calendars, not to mention our mental health and our waistlines. But it’s proven that spending time outdoors can provide a cascade of benefits, so get out for some fresh air! Looking for a new place to explore? Enter THE LINK Trail Network of Lehigh Valley, a resource that combines the great outdoors with the benefits of physical activity.

Rail-trails can help make a community more vibrant and give individuals an opportunity to meet their neighbors and appreciate a greater sense of pride and quality of life... it helps define what's Made Possible in Lehigh Valley. Hiking, biking, walking, rolling, strolling, fishing, floating, dining, wining, shopping, camping, and touring. Welcome to the Lehigh Valley Region of the Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor, also commonly referred to as the D&L Trail, where two rivers, miles and miles of trails, great parks, preserved farmland, historic boroughs, and access to three vibrant downtowns meet. And, all less than a day’s drive from cities of Philadelphia, New York, Baltimore, Washington, D.C. and more.

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