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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PA Highlands Coalition Hosts Webinar on Multi-Functional Buffers

On June 12th, the PA Highlands Coalition held a webinar on multi-functional riparian stream buffers. This webinar focused on the ways conservation groups can encourage buffer planting for landowners, the concept of agroforestry, and recent DCNR grants for riparian buffers. Read More

South Bethlehem Greenway Gets New Kiosk

AMC partnered with the city of Bethlehem and the Southside Arts District to design and install a new interpretive kiosk along the South Bethlehem Greenway. Read More

PA Highlands Coalition to Host Multi-functional Riparian Buffer Webinar

The PA Highlands Coalition will be hosting a webinar titled “Multi-functional Riparian Buffers – A new and collaborative approach to land and water conservation” on June 12th, 2018 at 10:30am.  Read More

Public-Private Partnership Provides New Trailhead Signs at Ringing Rocks

Bucks County, the D&L National Heritage Corridor, Bridgeton Township and the Appalachian Mountain Club recently teamed to design and install directional and interpretive signage at a new trailhead in Bridgeton Township. Read More