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Well Maintained hiking/biking trail

This is a very easy hike or bike trail. As it is a rail trail. It is nearly completely flat. 7.5... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
Lovetochew
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Great Well Maintained Trail

The Saucon Rail Trail is well maintained and perfect for all ages. You can walk, run or bike this... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2018
mollysgram4ever
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Hellertown, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 12 November 2015 via mobile

The trail is one of the best things to happen to the borough in years. People of all ages and their families walk, bike and take their dogs out to enjoy the trail. Some areas are shaded to make the walking easier in hot weather...More

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Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

This is a very easy hike or bike trail. As it is a rail trail. It is nearly completely flat. 7.5 miles of well maintained trail. Even so you need to make certain that you don’t over do it. Check the website for parking and...More

Thank Lovetochew
Reviewed 17 July 2018

The Saucon Rail Trail is well maintained and perfect for all ages. You can walk, run or bike this trail. We often see a variety of wildlife - deer, bunnies and groundhogs.

Thank mollysgram4ever
Reviewed 26 June 2018

The Saucon Rail trail is a very special gem of Saucon Valley. The trail is maintained perfectly and its great for running, walking and biking. Take advantage of this wonderful scenic trail.

Thank debrae440
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Safe, easy to access and relaxing scenery. The trail is great for all ages and you can frequently see deer, rabbits, groundhogs, rabbits and even turtles.

Thank Lea N
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

Great trail that runs from coopersburg to hellertown. Mostly packed gravel or paving, so road bikes do work fine for me.

Thank PTycz
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

I turned left onto Reading Rd and right there was the parking lot and the sign announcing the Saucon Valley Rail Trail. I'm a trail runner, a railroad history buff who grew up along the Reading mainline that served the Chocolate Factory in Hershey, and...More

Thank Checkmate75
Reviewed 8 March 2018

the 7 mile trail from coopersburg to Hellertown is well maintained and great to bike or walk on with our grandkids. Eventually will connect all the way to Quakertown.

Thank Erin F
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Having this trail one block from my house is the best part about living in Hellertown. I use this all the time, either walking or biking. It's a great trail for everyone.

Thank kflorindi
Reviewed 15 November 2017

I've only done the Saucon Rail trail in legs - Coopersburg to Center Valley and Center Valley to Hellertown. It's a great walk and there are parking places along the way to make doing just a section easy. At the mid-point (between Coopersburg and Hellertown)...More

Thank PennDale
Reviewed 11 October 2017

The trail overall is very scenic and well maintained. It is of a good length. The problem is with so many road crossings, it is hard to get into a good rhythm before you have to slow down, and cross a road before starting again....More

Thank doclinn
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Response from CTgirl66 | Reviewed this property |
No. It is a hard packed gravel. Bikes can be ridden on it.
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Lara B
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Response from BobPast | Reviewed this property |
It is a loose gravel path buy some of it is a little bare because of the winter. The bare spots are very hard ground. (
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