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Level: Easiest
Length: 25 mi (40.2 km)
Surface: Other
Configuration: Out & Back
Elevation: -
Total: 47 riders
 

Mountain Biking Lehigh Gorge Trail

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#97 of 294 mountain bike trails in Pennsylvania
#3,379 in the world

Beautiful rail trail that stretches about 25 miles from Jim Thorpe to White Haven just beyond I-80. Can get boring as far as mountian biking goes but the scenery helps. If you are used to riding up and back is't bad and you can't really tell the difference between up hill and down. Plenty of great spots to stop and fish! There are shuttle services in Jim Thorpe that will take you to White Haven and let you ride down.

First added by jlpXC on May 25, 2005. Last updated Apr 30, 2020. → add an update
Before you go
  • Drinking water: unknown
  • Lift service: unknown
  • Night riding: unknown
  • Pump track: unknown
  • Restrooms: unknown
  • Fat bike grooming: unknown
  • E-bikes allowed: unknown
  • Fee required: unknown
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Getting there
Go north on PA-903 out of Jim Thorpe and cross the Lehigh River. There is a sharp left turn right after the bridge. After this when 903 turns right go straight until you see the Glen Onoko access road. Turn left to go to the trail head. It a little back the access road until you get to the end by Glen Onoko Falls.
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  • roadandmud
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    Good family ride. Scenic rail road grade. NON TECHNICAL

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  • Vet18634
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    Smooth easy down slight grade back up. Good family rail trail.Good Views and lots of single track off the main trail.

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  • joe13
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    This is the perfect trail for a family with kids to go riding. The trail is very smooth, with fine gravel, and very scenic with lot of shade. There are frequent stops for river entrance or waterfalls.

    The first half (10 miles) is the best part, while the last 5 miles 9out of the total 25 miles) are not that scenic.

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  • tgcarch
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    Easy, flat, scenic trail. Nice for the family with small children. NO, I repeat NO technical difficulty at all. Has some neet rock outcroppings to look at along the way.

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