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The City of Bethlehem Community and Economic Development Permit Office will be closed Wednesday afternoons to walk-ins from 1 to 4:30pm. This temporary closure is due to the digitization of the permit files. Thank you for your patience and understanding.


Trails and Linear Parks

Whether you like to walk, bike or run, we have a place for you. Visit one of our trails or linear parks:

Monocacy Way Trail-Travel along the beautiful Monocacy Creek in Center City Bethlehem to or from Monocacy Recreation Complex on Illick's Mill Road. (Check out the new and improved paved trail from our Memorial Pool facility on Illick's Mill Road to Schoenersville Road near Burnside Plantation). Click here to experience an interactive self guided tour and more as you walk along the trail.

Sand Island Trail (D & L Corridor)- Travel the Delaware and Lehigh Corridor to Allentown or Easton and beyond and experience the history of the Lehigh Canal. For more information on the Delaware and Lehigh National Corridor, click here.

South Bethlehem Greenway Linear Park- Take a walk on the Southside of Bethlehem and stop by the Skateplaza, enjoy the Southside Arts District displays and play areas along the way. For more information on what's happening on the Southside, click here.

South Mountain Park- Enjoy the trails in this beautiful park on Mountain Drive in the backyard of Lehigh University.  In addition, bring a disc to play some golf while visiting the park.