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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