Saucon Rail Trail

The Pennsylvania Highlands Trail Network coaligns with the Saucon Rail Trail for it’s entire 6.85 mile length. The trail was developed on the former Bethlehem-Philadelphia Rail Line by a multi-municipal partnership consisting of Coopersburg Borough and Upper Saucon Township (Lehigh County); and Hellertown Borough and Lower Saucon Township (Northampton County). The Saucon Rail Trail Oversight Commission meets monthly to manage the operation of the trail, which was established under a thirty-year lease agreement with SEPTA. Main trailheads for the Saucon Rail Trail include Water Street Park  in Hellertown and Upper Saucon Township Park, Coopersburg.

For more information about this trail section refer to the PA Highlands Trail Network Feasibility Study #1.

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AMC Presents Circuit Trails Visual Assessment Project at DVRPC

On Wednesday, June 12th, AMC’s Circuit Trail Visual Assessment project team presented to DVRPC’s Information Resources Exchange Group. Read More

AMC Presents Visual Assessment Project at PALTA Conference

On May 16th, AMC staff presented its study “Protecting Significant Views on The Circuit: A Visual Assessment of Conservation Priorities Along The Circuit Trails” at the Pennsylvania Land Conservation Conference. Read More

AMC Hosts The Circuit Trails Visual Assesment Study Webinar

On Wednesday, April 24th, Appalachian Mountain Club hosted a webinar to present its comprehensive visual assessment project of 30 Circuit Trails in PA and NJ. Read More

AMC and Lehigh Partner on Saucon Park Signage Project

AMC partnered with Lehigh University to design and install two interpretive signs in Saucon Park in the City of Bethlehem. The signs interpret natural and historical features location in the park.   Read More