Tatamy Trail

Pennsylvania

Tatamy Trail Facts

States: Pennsylvania
Counties: Northampton
Length: 6.6 miles
Trail end points: Tatamy Road and S. 25th Street
Trail surfaces: Asphalt
Trail category: Rail-Trail
ID: 6242247
Trail activites: Bike, Walking, Cross Country Skiing

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Tatamy Trail Description

Tatamy Trail begins in West Easton and heads north to Tatamy Borough, primarily along a former railroad corridor. On its southern end, it meets the Palmer Township Recreation Trail, which connects the towns of Palmer and Bethlehem on nearly 8 miles of rail-trail.

The trail is paved and tree-lined with much of it following Bushkill Creek. Along the way, it passes through several parks (from south to north): Meuser, Hackett (where you’ll find some steeper grades), Penn Pump, Penn’s Grant Open Space, and Mill Race Park.

Parking and Trail Access

Parking and restrooms are available in Hackett Park (along Hackett Avenue) in Easton and parking can be found in Mill Race Park (Newlins Mill Road and Bushkill Drive) in Palmer.

Tatamy Trail Reviews

I always live trails that I can bring my little one along. We parked at Hackett park and walked a few miles. Lots of dogs not leashed and owners who don't pick up their messes.

We combined this trail with the Palmer Township trail. What a workout. This is great for anyone looking to get a decent workout. We started at Tatamy parking area just off Main Street. The 1st few miles were easy until we got toEnglwood St. The trail ended kind of got a little confused but realized the very steep hill was a continuation of the trail. After another short uphill then a long down hill a few street crossings we made it to Palmer Township trail. All downhill from there. The ride back was a real workout. Well worth the leg workout. Total mileage out and back 26 miles. All paved even though there were bumps and cracks was good. Made for easier uphill pedaling. If you want to test your endurance good ride. The Palmer trail runs right into the D&L so you can really make a day of it.

I started at 725 south 27th St East Easton and rode to Hackett Park, lots of road crossings and way to hilly for me,I had had enough so I did a U turn and had a great ride on the Palmer Township Recreation Trail. When I got home I did read a few more reviews and it looks like I gave up to soon. I would not do from Easton to Hackett Park again. The Tatamy end my be a good ride but coming from Delaware I will never know.

Accordion

Did this trail from high school to Tatamy and back. hills at Hackett's Park were unexpected. after the steep hill the trail was flat along the creek , paved and immaculate clean trail. Easton has the best trails in the Lehigh Valley

This is a very nice trail, well maintained. The trail heads are a little hard to find, there are no markers. Road crossings are not biker friendly, cars do not seem to yield so be extra careful at crossings. I wish this trail was twenty miles longer, lots of nice scenery along the stream.

Great trail... the wife and I ride it often.

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