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D&L History Hike: The Gorge

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When

Nov 16th 2024    
10:00 am - 11:30 am

Where

D&L Jim Thorpe North Trailhead
1 Susquehanna St, Jim Thorpe, PA, 18229
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Saturday, November 16 at 10 AM (Rain Date: Sunday, November 17), D&L Jim Thorpe North Trailhead

Leader: Vince Hydro

Join us for a 4-mile out and back walk from the Jim Thorpe D&L Trailhead north to Glen Onoko. This walk affords you the opportunity to look at lock No. 2, which is still in excellent condition. Along the way you can view the site of the village of Lausanne, where the original coal arks on the Lehigh Navigation were constructed as well as the site of the Wahnetah Hotel at Glen Onoko and the CRRNJ Tunnel at the Turnhole.

Terrain: flat and easy

D&L History Hike: The Gorge

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