The best bike rides in Carbon County - right outside our door
The D&L Trail (officially the Delaware & Lehigh Heritage Trail) is one of the most-popular rides in the Eastern Pennsylvania. Choose a weekend or a weekday, call us, and we'll help you build a day full of two-wheeled memories. This area is filled with beauty best seen on a bicycle. Call our friendly office people at 610-377-1230 to reserve your bike for your chosen day of adventure. Here are our Top 3 rides right from your Lehighton Outdoor Center, and there are more!
1) The Lehigh Gorge State Park Ride - 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!
2) The Switchback Trail Ride - 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.
3) The D&L Trail Ride Downstream, 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.
Nearly all of the trails are very flat with gentle climbs. Your Specialized rental bike will handle any of this terrain with style.
We have maps, water, soft drinks, energy drinks, and snacks in our cafe before and after your ride.
Come enjoy the timeless beauty of this place we call home... surrounded by lakes, rivers, canals, river gorges, and bridges to memorable places. We have an excellent selection of high-quality, well-maintained bicycles ready for you to rent.
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 energy drinks, nutrition, snacks.
Reserve Your Bike
While we do accept walk-ins, contacting us ahead of time to make your reservation is the best way to ensure that we have a bike ready for you in the correct size and style as soon as you arrive at our shop.
Did You Fall in Love?
If you rent a bike and decide that you can’t live without it, we’ll gladly put your rental fee towards the purchase of a new bike. Take home a new bicycle within 30 days of your bike rental and we’ll credit you up to one week’s worth of rental fees!