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Lehigh Valley Recreation

AMUSEMENT PARKS

APPLE BLOSSOM VILLAGE

, 690 Allegheny Road, Mt. Bethel, 570-897-9050,

CAMELBEACH MOUNTAIN WATERPARK

, P.O. Box 168, Tannersville, 570-629-1661, Voted No.1 water park; 30 water slides, flowrider, pharaoh's phortress and great food.

DORNEY PARK AND WILD WATER KINGDOM

, 3830

Dorney Park

Road, 610-395-3724. Roller coasters, rides, pools and slides. New for 2011, Planet Snoopy, a theme park for kids!

HERSHEYPARK

, Hershey, 1-800-HERSHEY Home to 11 roller coasters, 11 water rides and many kiddy rides. Also at Hershey: Zoo America (North American wildlife park);

TERRY HILL WATER PARK

, Hamilton Blvd., Breinigsville, 610-395-0222,

. With water slides, inner tube rides, a tarzan rope and miniature golf, this park is the place for kids of all ages.

BIKING TRAILS

BIKE

PATH

, access at S. 25th St., Palmer, 610-253-7191

BOB RODALE FITNESS & RECREATION PARK

, off Rt. 222, Trexlertown, 610-871-0281,

. Includes a 1.3-mile bicycling, roller blading, walking path (outer loop) around the Trexlertown Pines with two short inner loops of .6 and .75 miles.

DELAWARE & LEHIGH NATIONAL HERITAGE CORRIDOR

, 2750 Hugh Moore Park Road, Easton, 610-923-3548,

FORKS TWSP. RECREATION TRAIL

, starts behind Riverview Country Club, Easton, 484-239-0277,

HUGH MOORE PARK

, off Lehigh Drive, Easton, 610-559-6613. Five-mile biking/hiking circuit along the Lehigh Canal,

IRONTON RAIL-TRAIL

, 3219 MacArthur Road, Whitehall, 610-437-5524,

,

LEHIGH PARKWAY

, access from Parkway Drive off 15th Street in Allentown. Two nature trails and about eight miles for biking, walking and jogging. 610-437-7628

PLAINFIELD TWSP. TRAIL

, Belfast Junction and Pen Argyl Junction, 610-759-6944, http://www.twp.plainfield.pa.us.

RAILS-TO-TRAILS

,

717-787-6674 or http://www.explorepatrails.com.

TREXLER NATURE PRESERVE,

Game Preserve Road, Schnecksville, 610-871-1444,

. Biking, hiking, equesterians, fishing, hunting and picnicking.

BILLIARDS

BUZZY'S BILLIARDS

, 1522 Union Blvd., Allentown, 610-433-6774

FIREHOUSE BILLIARDS

, 1600 Sullivan Trail, Easton, 610-252-2354

FITCH'S GAME ROOM EQUIPMENT & SALES

, Sales and Services, Easton, 610-250-7665

JORDAN LANES

, 731 Jordan Pkwy., Whitehall, 610-437-2695

PLAYDROME ROSE BOWL

, 801 N. 15th St., Allentown, 610-437-4606

BOATING

BEAR SWAMP COUNTY PARK

, Minsi Lake Drive, Upper Mount Bethel Twsp., 610-746-1975. Boating allowed per PA Fish & Boat Commission regulations.

BELTZVILLE STATE PARK

, exit 74 off NE ext. of PA Turnpike, 610-377-0045. Beltzville Lake is seven miles long and features unlimited horsepower boating.

DELAWARE & LEHIGH NATIONAL HERITAGE CORRIDOR

, 2750 Hugh Moore Park Road, Easton, 610-923-3548,

DELAWARE CANAL

, 11 Lodi Hill Road, Upper Black Eddy, 610-982-5560. A 121-acre state park; fishing and multi-use trail.

KIMMETS LOCK PARK

, Dauphin and Lloyd streets., Allentown, 610-437-7628. Boat launch for motorized and non-motorized craft, fishing and hiking.

LEHIGH CANAL PARK

, south of Hamilton Street Dam, Allentown, 610-437-7628. Biking, boat launch (non-motorized), canoeing, fishing, hiking, nature trail.

MINSI LAKE WILDERNESS AREA

, Minsi Lake Drive, Johnsonville, 610-746-1978.

. Hiking,fishing and boating.

WALNUTPORT CANAL ASSOCIATION

, 417 Lincoln Ave., Walnutport, 610-767-5817. Jogging, biking, hiking, fishing, canoeing, picnicking, cross country skiing.

CAMPING

ALLENTOWN KOA

, 6750 KOA Drive, New Tripoli, 610-298-2160,

. Cabin rentals, seasonal sites, restrooms, laundry, swimming pool, modern playground, trout stream, volleyball, nine-hole mini golf course and new camping lodge.

CAMP CHARLES CAMPSITES

, 1020 Blue Mt. Drive, Bangor, 610-588-0553,

DELAWARE & LEHIGH NATIONAL HERITAGE CORRIDOR

, 2750 Hugh Moore Park Road, Easton, 610-923-3548,

DRIFTSTONE ON THE DELAWARE

, 2731 River Road, Mt. Bethel, 570-897-6859, (888-355-6859 for reservations),

EVERGREEN LAKE

, 2375 Benders Drive, Bath, 610-837-6401,

. Fee fishing, paddle boat and rowboat rentals, miniature golf, wooded campsites, game room, playground.

MOYER'S FISHING LAKE AND CAMPGROUND

, 5462 Blue Church Road, Coopersburg, 610-965-9910,

. No-license-required bass and trout fishing, bait shop, game room, rowboat rentals, snack bar, RV hookup, camp sites and tent sites.

DANCING

ACCENT SCHOOL OF DANCE

, Tilghman Square Shopping Center, Allentown, 610-395-6060

AND SUDDENLY I WAS DANCING

, 3384 Golden Key Road, New Tripoli, 610-285-6398

ARMETTA'S GRAND STUDIO OF DANCE

, 17 E. Main St., Macungie, 610-393-5225

BOSTICK DANCE CENTER

, 5925 Tilghman St., Suite 50, Allentown, 610-366-1338

CHERYL CHICKEY'S ALL AMERICAN PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

, 1825 W. Broad St., Bethlehem, 610-865-0145

DOLLY HALTZMAN DANCE ACADEMY

, Studios in Allentown, Emmaus and Kuhnsville. Offering dance training for pre-professionals and dance enthusiasts. 610-965-6216;

EN AVANT SCHOOL OF DANCE

, 3672 Route 378, Bethlehem, 610-691-4339,

MISS LYNDA'S SCHOOL OF BATON AND DANCE

, 2027 Willow Park Road, Bethlehem, 610-866-6418

O'GRADY QUINLAN ACADEMY OF IRISH DANCE

, Lehigh Valley,

PENNSYLVANIA PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

, 2123 N. First Ave., Whitehall, 610-264-2242,

PENNSYLVANIA YOUTH BALLET

, 556 Main St., Bethlehem, 610-865-0353,

PENNSYLVANIA YOUTH THEATER

, 25 W. Third St., Bethlehem, 610-332-1400,

PERFORMING ARTS CENTER OF LEHIGH VALLEY

, 1131 Trexlertown Road (Old Route 100), Trexlertown, 610-366-8276,

REPERTORY DANCE THEATRE

, Serving the Lehigh Valley, Directors: Trinette Singleton, Jennifer Haltzman Tracy, 610-965-6216,

SAUCON VALLEY DANCE CONSERVATORY

, 634 Main St., Hellertown, 610-838-7306,

SHARON PLESSL SCHOOL OF DANCE

, 2703 W. Emmaus Ave., Allentown, 610-791-0804,

STEPPIN OUT ACADEMY OF DANCE & BATON

, 5350 Route 873, Schnecksville, 610-760-9602,

STEPS IN TIME

, 1139 Sumner Ave., Allentown, 610-462-2791,

STUDIO 5678

, 32 N. Third St., Coplay, 610-262-9551,

SVELTE

, 136 Front St., Hellertown, 610-462-1818,

SUE ALBERT'S SCHOOL OF DANCE

, Catasauqua, 610-261-1168

THIRD STREET ALLIANCE

, 41 N. Third St., Easton, 610-258-6271,

. Belly dance classes

DISC GOLF

DISC GOLF,

Blue Mountain Ski Area, May – October, weathering permitting; http://www.skibluemt.com/SkiBlue/speical-events/ discgolf.aspx

LEHIGH VALLEY DISC GOLF CLUB

, information on the sport and the club's activities can be found at

FISHING

BELTZVILLE STATE PARK

, exit 74 off NE ext. of PA Turnpike, 610-377-0045. Stocked cold and warm water fishing,

CEDAR CREEK PARK

WEST

, Allentown/Rose Garden, Parkway Blvd., Allentown, 610-437-7627. Trout fishing in Cedar Creek and Lake Muhlenberg.

DELAWARE CANAL

, Upper Black Eddy, 610-982-5560. A 60-mile-long canal; fishing and multi-use trail.

DELAWARE & LEHIGH NATIONAL HERITAGE CORRIDOR

, 2750 Hugh Moore Park Road, Easton, 610-923-3548,

EVERGREEN LAKE

, 2375 Benders Drive, Bath, 610-837-6401, Fee fishing,

INDIAN CREEK FARM

, 3479 Mango Drive, Danielsville, 610-760-0739,

. No-license-required fishing in two ponds (children's pond and trout, bass and catfish stocked pond), adult fishing, monthly fishing derbies and annual fishing tournaments.

JACOBSBURG STATE PARK

, 835 Jacobsburg Road, Wind Gap, (Route 33 N. to Belfast exit), 610-746-2801,

. Over 1,100 acres of hiking, picnicking, fishing, biking, hunting and equestrian trails.

JORDAN CREEK

, Sixth St. and Sumner Ave., Allentown, 610-820-3129, Baseball, basketball, tennis, pool, fishing,

JOSEPH S. DADDONA TERRACE

(UNION TERRACE)

, Union and St. Elmo streets., Allentown, 610-437-7628. Fishing.

KIMMETS LOCK PARK

, Dauphin and Lloyd streets, Allentown, 610-437-7628. Boat launch for motorized and non-motorized craft, fishing and hiking.

LEHIGH CANAL PARK

, south of Hamilton Street Dam, Allentown, 610-437-7628. Biking, boat launch (non-motorized), canoeing, fishing, hiking, nature trail.

LEHIGH PARKWAY

, S. Jefferson St., Allentown, 610-437-7757. Fishing, horseback riding and nature trail.

LOCK RIDGE PARK AND FURNACE MUSEUM

, 525 Franklin St., Alburtis, 610-435-4664 (museum). Limited fishing, picnicking, walking/bike path;

MINSI LAKE WILDERNESS AREA

, Minsi Lake Drive, Johnsonville, 610-746-1978.

. Hiking,fishing and boating.

MONOCACY CREEK

, Illick's Mill Road, Bethlehem, 610-865-7081,

MOYERS FISHING LAKE AND CAMPGROUND

, 5462 Blue Church Road, Coopersburg, 610-965-9910, No-license-required bass and trout fishing, bait shop,

SOUTH MOUNTAIN RESERVOIR

, Emmaus Ave. and S. 10th St., Allentown, 610-437-7628. Hiking, fishing, picnicking and volleyball on 157 acres.

TREXLER NATURE PRESERVE,

Game Preserve Road, Schnecksville, 610-871-1444,

. Biking, hiking, equesterians, fishing, hunting and picnicking.

TROUT CREEK PARKWAY

, along Mack Blvd., Allentown, 610-437-7757. Ball fields, biking, picnicking, playground, trout fishing.

TROXELL-STECKEL HOUSE AND FARM MUSEUM

, 4229 Reliance St., Village of Egypt, 610-435-1074. Recreation area for picnicking and trout fishing;

HEALTH CLUBS

CURVES FOR WOMEN

, 4658 Broadway, Allentown, 610-336-6083; 822 Nazareth Pike, Nazareth, 484-293-0090; 20 Main St., Slatington, 484-265-0050;

EASTON FITNESS CLUB

, 318 Town Center Blvd., Easton, 610-253-5599

FITNESS LINE

, 5581 Roosevelt St., Whitehall, 610-262-9519

THE FITNESS PLAZA

, Route 100, Fogelsville, 610-481-0100

FITQUEST FITNESS

, 1665 E. Race St., Allentown, 610-266-7811

GOLD'S GYM

, 3300 Lehigh St., Allentown, 610-797-6800,

GOLD'S GYM

, 2134 West Union Blvd., Bethlehem, 610-882-4088,

LA FITNESS

, 1515 Mauch Chunk Road, Allentown, 610-432-7330

LEHIGH VALLEY RACQUET & 24-7 FITNESS CLUBS

, Bethlehem – 1441 Schoenersville Road, Bethlehem, 610-691-3100; Westend – 4636 Crackersport Road, Allentown, 610-395-3337; Trexlertown – Route 222 in the Trexlertown Mall, Trexlertown, 610-336-4400,

MAIN STREET GYM

, 910 Main St., Hellertown, 610-838-2640,

NORTHWOOD RACQUET AND FITNESS CLUB, INC

., 3738 Northwood Ave., Easton, 610-258-2907

O2 OXYFIT GYM

, 6480 Alburtis Road, Macungie, 610-391-0040,

RETRO FITNESS

, 2417 Nazareth Road, Easton, 610-923-8250,

SVELTE

, 136 Front St., Hellertown, 610-462-1818,

THIRD STREET ALLIANCE

, 41 N. Third St., Easton, 610-258-6271,

.

Yoga

classes

TWIN PONDS INTEGRATIVE HEALTH CENTER LLC

, (Alternative Health Center), 628 Twin Ponds Road, Breinigsville, 610-395-3355

YMCA AND YWCA OF ALLENTOWN

, 425 S. 15th St., Allentown, 610-434-9333,

YMCA OF BETHLEHEM

, 430 E. Broad St., Bethlehem, 610-867-7588,

YMCA OF EASTON

, 1225 W. Lafayette St., Easton, 610-258-6158,

YMCA OF NAZARETH

, 33 S. Main St., Nazareth, 610-759-3440,

HIKING

BAUER ROCK

(

SOUTH MOUNTAIN BIG ROCK PARK),

South of East Rock Road, Salisbury Township. Hiking/walking,

BOB RODALE FITNESS & RECREATION PARK

, off Rt. 222, Trexlertown, 610-871-0281,

. Includes a 1.3-mile bicycling, roller blading, walking path (outer loop) around the Trexlertown Pines with two short inner loops of .6 and .75 miles.

DELAWARE & LEHIGH NATIONAL HERITAGE CORRIDOR

, 2750 Hugh Moore Park Road, Easton, 610-923-3548,

HAWK MOUNTAIN SANCTUARY

, 1700 Hawk Mountain Road, Kempton, 610-756-6961,www.hawkmountain.org

LEHIGH GORGE STATE PARK

, 570-443-0400,

. Hiking and biking trail from White Haven to

Jim Thorpe

.

LEHIGH VALLEY ZOO

, 5150 Game Preserve Road, Schnecksville, 610-799-4171,

. 29-acre zoo, picnicking and nature trails.

MINSI LAKE WILDERNESS AREA

, Minsi Lake Drive, Johnsonville, 610-746-1978.

. Hiking,fishing and boating.

NOR-BATH HIKING TRAIL

, Jacksonville Park and Savage Road, Northampton, 610-746-1975.

. Biking and hiking.

TREXLER NATURE PRESERVE,

Game Preserve Road, Schnecksville, 610-871-1444,

. Biking, hiking, equesterians, fishing, hunting and picnicking.

WILDLANDS CONSERVANCY

, 3701 Orchid Place, Emmaus, 610-965-4397,

See Parks for more hiking trails.

HORSEBACK RIDING

BLUE RIDGE RANCH

, 2500 Mountain Road, Bath, 610-837-1940. Horseback riding and pony rides are available.

DELAWARE & LEHIGH NATIONAL HERITAGE CORRIDOR

, 2750 Hugh Moore Park Road, Easton, 610-923-3548,

FLINT HILL FARM EDUCATIONAL CENTER

, 1922 Flint Hill Road, Coopersburg, 610-838-2928,

J & L FARMS

, 6186 Vera Cruz Road, Center Valley, 610-965-9998

LEHIGH PARKWAY

, S. Jefferson St., Allentown, 610-437-7627. Scenic 8-mile bridle path.

LEHIGH VALLEY HORSE COUNCIL

, 653 Trach Road, Bath, 610-759-7985 or 610-837-7294. Organization offering assistance to local equestrians.

PALMER/BETHLEHEM RAIL TRAIL

– Access in Fairview Park, Palmer Twsp. (off Stone's Crossing Road). Biking, hiking, equestrian use, cross-country skiing;

TREXLER NATURE PRESERVE,

Game Preserve Road, Schnecksville, 610-871-1444,

. Biking, hiking, equesterians, fishing, hunting and picnicking.

VENTURE FARMS

, 5728 Fritzinger Road, Germansville, 610-767-8616. Must call for reservation. Trail rides and pony rides.

HUNTING

BELFAST-EDELMAN SPORTSMAN ASSOCIATION

, 474 Sportsman Club Road, Nazareth, 610-759-2162,www.besa.info

BLUE MOUNTAIN FISH & GAME

, 4190 Wood Drive, Walnutport, 610-767-8004 (Herb Santee),

CLOVER HOLLOW HUNT

, 6951 Lime Kiln Road, Slatington, 610-767-3319. Upland game bird hunting of pheasant, quail and chukars on 400 acres from Sept. through March.

COPEECHAN FISH & GAME CLUB

, 5649 Brook St., Box 104, Schnecksville, 610-767-9519

DELAWARE & LEHIGH NATIONAL HERITAGE CORRIDOR

, 2750 Hugh Moore Park Road, Easton, 610-923-3548,

EAST BATH ROD & GUN CLUB

, Township Line Road, Bath, 610-837-1985,

HELLERTOWN SPORTSMAN ASSOCIATION

, Meadow Road, P.O. Box 30, Hellertown, 610-838-7118,

TREXLER NATURE PRESERVE,

Game Preserve Road, Schnecksville, 610-871-1444,

. Biking, hiking, equesterians, fishing, hunting and picnicking.

MINI GOLF

2 T'S MINI-GOLF & DRIVING RANGE

, 3521 Sullivan Trail, Easton, 610-923-0599

BEAR ROCK JUNCTION

, 8181 Rt. 309, New Tripoli, Mini Golf Course 610-298-8888, Corn Maze 610-298-8887,

EDGEMONT ACRES MINI GOLF

, 4315 W. Mountain View Drive, Walnutport, 610-767-5200

LIBER-TEE MINI GOLF

, 7720 Adrienne Drive, Breinigsville, 610-391-1477

LUCKY STROKES

GOLF

, 7200 Airport Road, Bath, 610-837-9551,

; E-mail:

PUTT U MINIATURE GOLF

, 5200 E. Route 309, Center Valley, 610-798-9800

SPRING HILL GOLF

, 4565 Spring Hill Drive, Schnecksville, 610-769-7900,

NATURAL AREAS

APPALACHIAN TRAIL

, (part of state and national park systems), The trail is easily accessed via the gaps and highways through the Blue Mtns.

COVERED BRIDGE PARK

, 79 acres, South Whitehall Township. Features two covered bridges along the Jordan Creek. 610-398-0401 or 610-398-0407,

HAWK MOUNTAIN SANCTUARY

, 1700 Hawk Mountain Road, Kempton, 610-756-6961,

LEHIGH VALLEY ZOO

, 5150 Game Preserve Road, Schnecksville, 610-799-4171,

. 29-acre Zoo, picnicking and nature trails.

STATE GAME LANDS

, Pennsylvania Game Commission, 2001 Elmerton Ave., Harrisburg, 717-787-4250. More than 72,750 acres of state-owned land in three counties.

TREXLER ENVIRONMENTAL CENTER

, 4935 Orchard Road, Schnecksville, http://www.lehighcounty.org/Departments. Lehigh County's first Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design. The Environmental Center is completely "green" including bird-friendly windows.

WILDLANDS CONSERVANCY

, 3701 Orchid Place, Emmaus, 610-965-4397,

PARKS

CITY OF ALLENTOWN

, 3000 Parkway Blvd., Allentown, 610-437-7750,

. Office hours: Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

BANGOR MEMORIAL PARK

, Bangor, 610-588-2279. Stadium, sports fields, miniature train, swimming pool and picnic pavilions.

BAUER ROCK

(

SOUTH MOUNTAIN BIG ROCK PARK),

South of East Rock Road, Salisbury Township. Hiking/walking, picnicking, nature study,

BEAR SWAMP COUNTY PARK

, Minsi Lake Drive, Upper Mount Bethel Twsp., 610-746-1975.

. The 245-acre county park includes archery complex, boat ramp, a 117-acre fishing lake and seven miles of blazed hiking trails. No swimming is permitted.

BELTZVILLE STATE PARK

, exit 74 off NE Ext. of PA Turnpike, Route 209 Interchange, Beltzville. More than 3,000 acres for hiking on seven trails, boating, fishing (stocked), hunting and firearms, picnicking and swimming, 610-377-0045,

BOB RODALE CYCLING AND FITNESS PARK

, 1148 Mosser Road, Trexlertown, 610-871-0281,

. Ball fields, cycling, In-line skating, hiking/walking, playground, picnic tables and nature trail.

CEDAR CREEK PARKWAY

EAST

, South Whitehall Twsp. Ball fields, hiking/walking, picnicking, trout fishing,

CEDAR CREEK PARKWAY

WEST,

Allentown/Rose Garden, Ott St., Allentown, 610-437-7627. Includes 127 acres. Picnicking, trout fishing in Cedar Creek and Lake Muhlenberg, pool, basketball, volleyball, fitness course,

DEVONSHIRE PARK

, Bevin Drive, Audobon St., Allentown, 610-797-4000. Picnicking, playground, tennis and ball fields.

DUTCH SPRINGS

, 4733 Hanoverville Road, Bethlehem, 610-759-2270,

EAST SIDE RESERVOIR

, Halstead St., Allentown, 610-437-7627.

. Hiking trails and picnicking.

THE FRANKO FARM PARK

, Black River Road, Salisbury. 610-797-4000,

. Picnicking, walking trail and ball fields.

FRY'S RUN COUNTY PARK

, Route 611 South, Easton, 610-746-1975.

. Five-acre county park.

HUGH MOORE PARK

, off 25th Street and Lehigh Drive, Easton, 610-559-6613,

. 260-acre historic site. Canal boat rentals, hiking/biking circuit, pavilion rentals for social events and picnicking.

JACOBSBURG STATE PARK

, 835 Jacobsburg Road, Wind Gap (Route 33 N. to Belfast exit), 610-746-2801,

. More than 1,100 acres of hiking, picnicking, fishing, biking, hunting and equestrian trails.

JIM THORPE RIVER ADVENTURES

, 1 Adventure Lane, Jim Thorpe, 800-424-RAFT (800-424-7238),

JORDAN CREEK PARKWAY

, Lehnert Road, Whitehall, 610-820-3129. Ball fields, biking/hiking/walking, picnic tables, tennis courts, bird watching and fishing,

JOSEPH S. DADDONA LAKE AND TERRACE

(UNION TERRACE)

, Union and St. Elmo streets, Allentown, 610-437-7756.

. Ball fields, basketball courts, fishing, picnicking, volleyball and amphitheater.

KALMBACH MEMORIAL PARK

, 200 Cotton St., Macungie, 610-965-1140,

. Marked nature trail, bird observation area and perennial and wildflower gardens on 22 acres.

KIMMETS LOCK PARK

, Dauphin and Lloyd streets, Allentown, 610-437-7627.

. Includes a boat launch for motorized and non-motorized craft, fishing and hiking.

LAUBACH PARK

, Lehigh Ave./Fairview Road, Salisbury Twsp., Allentown, 610-797-4000. Ball fields, tennis, basketball court, picnicking, pond fishing for children under 16.

LEASER LAKE

, Village of Jacksonville, Lynn Twsp., 610-871-0281. http://www.lehighcounty.org/Departments. Swimming is prohibited, but picnic tables and rest rooms are available. Boating, cross-country skiing, fishing, horseback riding, hunting, nature study.

LEHIGH CANAL PARK

, south of Hamilton St. Dam, Allentown, 610-437-7627.

. Biking, boat launch (motorized and non-motorized), canoeing, fishing, hiking, nature trail.

LEHIGH COUNTY PARKS & RECREATION DEPARTMENT

, Mon.-Fri. 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., 610-871-0281. To schedule a field or pavilion, call 610-871-0281 or visit

.

LEHIGH GORGE SCENIC RAILWAY

, P.O. Box 91, Jim Thorpe, 570-325-8485,

. Hiking, biking and a 16-mile train ride.

LEHIGH PARKWAY

, South 15th St., Allentown, 610-437-7756.

. Fishing (stocked), catch and release fly fishing only, horseback riding, trout nursery, arboretum, Native American museum, nature trail and picnicking on 999 acres.

LEHIGH VALLEY ZOO

, 5150 Game Preserve Road, Schnecksville, 610-799-4171,

. 29-acre zoo, picnicking and nature trails.

LINDBERG PARK

, Lindberg Ave., Salisbury Twsp., Allentown, 610-797-4000. Ball fields, tennis and picnicking.

LOCK RIDGE PARK AND FURNACE MUSEUM

, Franklin St., Alburtis, 610-435-4664 (museums), 610-871-0281 (weddings),

. Historic sight with museum, limited fishing, picnicking, walking, and biking.

LOUISE W. MOORE COUNTY PARK

, Country Club Road, Nazareth/Bethlehem Twsp., 610-746-1975.

. A 100-acre park with ball fields, hiking trails, tennis courts and community gardens.

MACUNGIE MEMORIAL PARK

, Route 100 and Poplar St., Macungie, 610-966-4289,

. Includes 42 acres with outdoor pool, tennis courts, volleyball courts, baseball, basketball, softball and picnic pavilions. E-mail:

;

MALCOLM GROSS MEMORIAL ROSE GARDEN

, 2700 Parkway Blvd., Allentown, 610-437-7628,

. Three pavilions (can be rented) with open grassy area.

MINSI LAKE WILDERNESS AREA

, Minsi Lake Drive, Johnsonville, 610-746-1978.

. Hiking,fishing and boating.

MONOCACY CREEK

, Illick's Mill Road, Bethlehem, 610-865-7081,

. Fishing, picnicking and scenic walking trail along Monocacy Creek.

NORTHAMPTON COUNTY PARKS & RECREATION DEPARTMENT

, Mon.-Fri.,

8 a.m. to 4 p.m., 610-746-1975

NOCKAMIXON STATE PARK

, includes lake and boating opportunities. 215-529-7300,

. Along PA 563, just off of PA 313, five miles east of Quakertown, 1-888-PA-PARKS (reservations).

PATRIOTS PARK

, Wyoming St., Allentown, 610-439-6078,

SAUCON PARK

, South Bethlehem near Route 412, 610-865-7081

SAYLOR PARK

CEMENT KILNS

, 245 N. Second St., Coplay, 610-435-1074,

SOUTH MOUNTAIN RESERVOIR

, Emmaus Ave. and S. 10th St., Allentown, 610-437-7756.

. Bellfield, hiking, fishing and picnicking on 157 acres.

SOUTHERN LEHIGH LIVING MEMORIAL COMMUNITY PARK

, Route 309 and Fairmount St., Coopersburg,

. Ball fields, tennis courts, basketball courts. Pavilion rentals, 610-709-8646 (Chris).

STEEL WORKERS MEMORIAL

, Second and Northampton streets, Bethlehem, 610-865-7079

TREXLER ENVIRONMENTAL CENTER

, 4935 Orchard Road, Schnecksville, http://www.lehighcounty.org/Departments. Lehigh County's first Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design. The Environmental Center is completely "green" including bird-friendly windows.

TREXLER MEMORIAL PARK

, Cedar Crest and Parkway blvds., Allentown, 610-437-7756.

. Biking (Tuesdays/Thursdays/Saturdays only) and walking in this 134-acre passive park

TREXLER NATURE PRESERVE,

Game Preserve Road, Schnecksville, 610-871-1444,

. 1,009 acres open to the public for biking, hiking, equesterians, fishing, hunting and picnicking. Fishing and archery hunting according to PA Game Commission rules and regulations, 610-871-1444.

TROUT CREEK PARKWAY

, southeastern section of Allentown along Mack Blvd., 610-437-7756.

. Ball fields, biking, picnicking, playground, trout fishing.

TROXELL-STECKEL HOUSE AND FARM MUSEUM

, 4229 Reliance St., Egypt, 610-435-1074,

WALDHEIM PARK ASSOCIATION

, Waldheim Park, 2400 S. Hall St., Allentown,

WALNUTPORT CANAL ASSOCIATION

, 417 Lincoln Ave., Walnutport, 610-767-5817. Biking, canoeing, cross country skiing, fishing, hiking, picnicking. Canal Festival held in October.

WEONA PARK

, Pen Argyl, 610-863-9249. Miniature golf, Jewel of the Slate Belt carousel and swimming pool.

WEST PARK

, between Linden and Turner streets, Allentown, 610-437-7756.

. Summer concerts at the bandshell, European-style fountains, benches.

WIND GAP PARK

, Wind Gap, 610-863-7288. Play equipment, sports fields, picnic pavilions and concerts in summer months,

WY-HIT-TUK COUNTY PARK

, Route 611 (three miles south of Easton), 610-746-1975.

. Camping permit required and organized group camping only, picnicking, and walking trails.

RECREATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

ALLENTOWN HIKING CLUB

, Allentown,

BLUE RIDGE SKI CLUB

, P.O. Box 102, Bangor, 610-599-3017 (Bridget Dorsey),

INGERSOL RAND SKI CLUB

, 610-434-9391 (Tom Smith). Easton/Phillipsburg club meets in Wilson Borough and offers discount lift tickets, local trips and social activities. No employer affiliation necessary.

LEHIGH VALLEY KAYAK & CANOE CLUB

, P.O. Box 20194, Lehigh Valley, 610-392-2023,

or E-mail:

. Year-round educational forums, trips, racing and social activities.

LEHIGH VALLEY FLYING CLUB

, ABE Airport, Allentown, 610-264-5832

LEHIGH VALLEY HORSE COUNCIL

, 610-837-7294 or 610-759-7985. Offers a wide variety of assistance to local equestrians.

LEHIGH VALLEY SPORTING CLAYS

, 2750 Limestone St., Coplay, 610-261-9616,

. An area designed for shooting clay targets with a unique setting that includes a wooded area, water, fields and old quarry buildings.

LEHIGH VALLEY WHEELMAN

, P.O. Box 140, Trexlertown,

. Coed cycling organization dedicated to recreational touring and road racing.

MACK SKI CLUB

, 6313 Chestnut Hill Road, Coopersburg, 610-967-2713 (Marlene &

George Wright

),

. Reduced-rate lift tickets, local and cross-country trips, team competitions and social activities.

PTARMIGAN SKI CLUB

,

. (Brian Nuss, President), The Ptarmigan Ski Club is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the promotion of all facets of skiing and other winter sports.

THE SALVATION ARMY

, 144 N. Eighth St., Allentown, 610-432-0129. Community programs: after-school program, community center with structured activities.

SLOT CAR TRACK RACING

, Bus Stop

Flea

Market, 8281 Route 873, Slatington, 610-767-8000,

. Offering an eight-lane 155' competition track and a seven-lane, tri-oval track.

THIRD STREET ALLIANCE

, 41 N. Third St., Easton, 610-258-6271,

. Offering tae kwon do and tai chi classes, circuit training, dog training and a couturiere workshop.

VALLEY CONTRA DANCE

, Unitarian Universalist Church of Lehigh Valley, 424 N. Center St., Bethlehem, 610-868-7432. Dance every second and fourth Saturday at

7 p.m., except in July and August.

WILDLANDS CONSERVANCY

AT POOL WILDLIFE SANCTUARY

, 3701 Orchid Place, Emmaus, southeast of Cedar Crest Blvd., 610-965-4397, Nature walks, beautification, volunteer and social activities.

YMCA AND YWCA OF ALLENTOWN

, 425 S. 15th St., Allentown, 610-434-9333,

YMCA OF BETHLEHEM

, 430 E. Broad St., Bethlehem, 610-867-7588,

YMCA OF EASTON

, 1225 W. Lafayette St., Easton, 610-258-6158,

YMCA OF NAZARETH

, 33 S. Main St., Nazareth, 610-759-3440,

SCUBING DIVING

DUTCH SPRINGS

, 4733 Hanoverville Road, Bethlehem, 610-759-2270,

LEHIGH VALLEY DIVE CENTER

, 231 Nazareth Pike, Route 191, Bethlehem, 610-746-4016,

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