Monocacy Trail

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

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The Monocacy Trail parallels the scenic Monocacy Creek while unveiling the past and present of the city of Bethlehem. The hike is an out-and-back route with flat terrain traversing wooded areas and the historic downtown.
AMC's Best Day Hikes Near Philadelphia

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AMC's Best Day Hikes Near Philadelphia

by Susan Charkes (Appalachian Mountain Club Books)

The Monocacy Trail parallels the scenic Monocacy Creek while unveiling the past and present of the city of Bethlehem. The hike is an out-and-back route with flat terrain traversing wooded areas and the historic downtown.

©  Susan Charkes/Appalachian Mountain Club Books. All Rights Reserved.

Activity Type: Hiking
Nearby City: Bethlehem
Distance: 6
Trail Type: Out-and-back
Skill Level: Moderate
Duration: 3 hours
Season: Year-round
Local Maps: USGS: Catasauqua
Driving Directions: Directions to Monocacy Trail

Recent Trail Reviews

11/15/2014
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Nice walk along the banks that over look industrial areas - both active and historic. Really 2 trails stuck together when you reach the Spring St parking lot, that is the end of Monocacy Trail. Fun to drop in the historic areas.



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