The D&L Trail (officially called the Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor) is one of the most-popular rides in the Pennsylvania. Come enjoy the timeless beauty of this place we call home… surrounded by lakes, rivers, canals, river gorges, and bridges to memorable places. This area is filled with beauty best seen on a bicycle.

The Lehighton Outdoor Center (LOC) is nestled right on the Lehighton Spur of the Trail – making exploring a breeze!

Choose a weekend or a weekday, call us at (610) 377-1230, and we’ll help you build a day full of two-wheeled memories. We have an excellent selection of high-quality, well-maintained SPECIALIZED bicycles ready for you to rent.

Bikes for D&L Trail

Daily Rate: $29.95
2-Day Rental Rate: $55.00
Weekly Rate: $175.00

Mountain Bikes

Daily Rate: $29.95
2-Day Rental Rate: $55.00
Weekly Rate: $175.00

Kids Bikes

Daily Rate: $27.95
2-Day Rental Rate: $55.00
Weekly Rate: $175.00


Daily Rate: $59.95

Subject to Availability

  • We offer adult bikes, kids bikes, Trail-a-Bikes, and two-wheeled trailers we call Cabooses.
  • All of our rentals include a helmet, a bottle of water, and the best insider information on local riding spots that you’ll find anywhere.
  • We also have all of the gear that you may need for a fantastic ride, including cycling jackets, shorts, water bottles, accessories, and much more.

Contact us to schedule your bike rental today.

Call our friendly Adventure Specialists at 610-377-1230 to reserve your bike for your chosen day of adventure

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A Better Way to Visit Jim Thorpe, PA

Avoid traffic, hassles, delays, and headaches of trying to get into Jim Thorpe

  1. Park for Free at LOC
  2. Rent one of our Specialized Bikes (we even provide bike locks and cable)
  3. Ride on the D&L Trail along the beautiful Lehigh Canal 5 miles to Jim Thorpe, PA
  4. Enjoy more time on exploring on your bike!

Where Do We Go from Here?

Check out our most popular rides, all of them originating from the Lehighton Outdoor Center, located right on the Lehighton Spur of the D&L Trail

*** Indicates one of our most popular rides. Nearly all of the trail rides are very flat with gentle climbs. Your Specialized rental bike will handle any of this terrain with style.
Ride/Trail Name Distance from start to LOC Approx Ride Time Difficulty Surface Ride Notes
Lehigh Gorge State Park Ride *** Paved Ride from our LOC, then north along the Lehigh Canal, through the charming town of Jim Thorpe, and travel along the Lehigh River as far as you want to ride!
Switchback Trail Ride *** Paved Ride from out LOC, north along the Lehigh Canal, into Jim Thorpe, then ride up through town to the head of the Switchback Trail, along Mauch Chunk Creek and Mauch Chunk Lake Park.
The D&L Trail Ride Downstream *** Paved Ride along the Lehigh River, through Bowmanstown, past the amazing Lehigh Gap Nature Center, through Slatington, Treichler’s, and all the way to the town of Cementon if you wish.
Walnutport Wanderer 12 miles 2 hr, 15 min Easy Start at the LOC, ride through Weissport Square to the Lehigh Canal tow path. Ride the two sections of trail on either side of the main street seeing the old historic structures along the trail and returning to the LOC.
Riverview Park, Bowmanstown Boat Launch & Back 9.5 Miles 2 hours Easy
Lehigh Gap Nature Center & Back 14 miles 2 hours, 30 min Easy One of our three most popular rides!
Slatington Trail Head & Back 20 miles 3 hours Moderate
Cove Road Trail Head Treichler’s Bridge & Back 30 miles 4 hours Difficult
Cementon Trail Head & Back 39 Miles 5 hours
Altitude Adjustment 13 Miles 2 hr, 20 min Difficult Starting at the LOC this loop ride includes the D&L Trail, Bobolink Trail, and upper LNE Trail returning to The LOC. There is a steep climb and descent on this ride. There is also an overlook above the Lehigh Gap.
Slate Belt Tour 26 Miles 3 hr, 40 min Starting at the LOC this ride includes the D&L Trail to Slatington and the Slate Heritage Trail then return to the LOC. Along this ride is Bedbug Cave and a covered bridge

Questions? Call Us! Our Adventure Specialists in the Biking Department are friendly and fun humans. We are ready for you! (610) 377-1230.


Check out our Bike Shuttle services. Whether you want to bring your own or rent a bike from us, we can get you to several great spots along the D&L Trail. We drop you off and you simply ride back to the LOC, where you parked your care for free!