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We saw 14 species of birds. Macadam trail. Has small hills. Runs behind development. There is a stream with a bridge going over. Nice trail. Close to home.
Flat and beautiful ride. ~ 30 miles round trip. Some parts require mask wearing, please comply.
We parked at the Water Street Park in Hellertown and took the Saucon Trail to its northern end then took roads to the unique old bridge over the Saucon Creek then to the Greenway. At first the trail surface was okay but it quickly got more rough with areas that washed out and then areas where the washed out stone had collected into a deep soft, difficult to ride through surface. Then just before you get to the paved section there is an area of really large stones. Once you get to the paved section it is a smooth ride with lots of road crossings where almost all of the drivers stopped and waved us through. Please note that I said almost all, it's still best to stop and let the drivers be nice to you rather than just rushing across the roads and annoying drivers or worse getting hit by one. We only did this trail because it is short and close enough to the Saucon that we could ride from one to the other. Oh yes, it was our 149th trail for the year, the Saucon was our 150th. There are lots of short trails in eastern PA.
We started by driving over an hour to get to the trailhead at Riverview Park. There is plenty of parking here but the indoor rest rooms were already closed for the season and the portable toilets we usable but not very well kept. We started our ride on the trail that leads to Chain Dam Road Trail. There is a VERY steep climb just after passing the dam. The Road section is interesting in that they converted a two lane road into a one way street and a bike lane. On the Thursday morning that we rode it there was almost no traffic so that was nice. The Chain Dam Road Trail merges into the Palmer Township Trail, which is still quite bumpy at times for long stretches. The scenery varies from woodland to urban with lots of suburban back yards and the occasional park or playground. At the north end of the trail we turned right to ride the West Easton Bike Trail, a short trail highlighted (?) by a graffiti covered underpass. From there we rode to the Wilson Bike Path, a very urban trail that passes by the former home of Dixie Cups to Wood Avenue where we took roads to the Karl Stirner Arts Trail and then the trail along the Delaware River in Easton to pick up the D&L Canal Trail back to Riverview Park. The 16.15 mile loop took us about 2 hours. One important note, looking at the TrailLink map it appeared that there is an intersection of the Chain Dam Road Trail and the Palmer Trail, there is not, the Palmer trail passes over the Chain Dam Road Trail so if you want to ride the Chain Dam Road Trail you need to get on right by the river in Riverview Park.
Nice ride along this part of the trail. Beautiful views of the Lehigh River and along the canal. Some color on the foliage is looking awesome. Road our EBikes round trip 29 miles.
Natural path well mainly with a couple of beautiful bridges
The only reason to ride this trail is to add a little mileage to riding the Plainfield Trail. It would be really great if they could connect it to the nearby Tatamy Trail.
Beautiful section for a long run in the morning. Very serene and peaceful
The trail has some sections that were paved but don't think that means smooth, the paved sections were more bumpy than the gravel sections. The short slightly hilly trail is quite close to the road. The highlight was riding the paved trail across the street along Liseter Road.
One more thing, could TrailLink use street addresses for parking areas, it would make life so much easier for those of us using Waze or Garmin to find our way to trails.
We were looking for short trails near each other and this trail fit the bill. It was one of eight that we rode in one day. We started at the north end and rode to where the paved section stopped. We could see what looked like a poorly maintained single track trail across the street and decided to pass on riding that section. The trail surface is in great condition on the paved section, but other than that not much to see here.
While the trail runs through a wooded area along the Darby Creek the scenery is mostly unimpressive and even the sounds of the creek cannot drown out the traffic noise.
The trail is in great condition and there is what looks to be a new parking area, paved and with a portable toilet just north of the Skelp Level Road parking area. The trail mostly follows the stream for which it is named and much of the trail is wooded. Still there is constant highway noise. Even though this trail is short there are lots of other trails nearby so you can make a day of riding in the area.
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