PA §2: Wind Gap to Lehigh Gap

Pennsylvania §2 spans 20.7 miles. Parking is available for eight mileposts.

Note: "SGL" abbreviates "State Game Lands" of the Pennsylvania Game Commission.

Mp 0.0/20.7: N Broadway

Locate: {40.86067, -75.29270}

Orient: In Wind Gap, the AT crosses N Broadway and coincides with the road for 0.1 mi. From PA-33 at the PA-512/Bath/Wind Gap exit (not numbered): head north on PA-512 [E Moorestown Road] towards Wind Gap; follow PA-512 [becoming Broadway] for 1.9 mi to right into lot.

Park: Room for 12–18 cars in lot on northeast side of road; signed, kiosk.

Connect: For AT northbound, join footpath from back of lot. For AT southbound, turn right onto road and continue northwest for 0.1 mi to left onto footpath, just after highway underpass; signed.

Mp 4.6/16.1: via Katellen Trail

Locate: {40.83026, -75.35628}

Orient: Katellen Trail connects the AT and the SGL (#168) lot on Old Grade Road in Wind Gap. From PA-33 at the PA-512/Bath/Wind Gap exit: head south on PA-512 [E Moorestown Road] towards Bath; follow PA-512 for 1.2 mi to right onto Mountain Road; follow Mountain Road for 2.2 mi to right onto Clearfield Road; follow Clearfield Road for 0.3 mi to left onto Old Grade Road; continue briefly on Old Grade Road to right into lot.

Park: Room for a dozen-plus cars in SGL lot on north side of road.

Connect: Follow blue-blazed Katellen Trail for 0.9 mi to AT {40.84023, -75.36050}; signed. For AT northbound, turn right. For AT southbound, turn left.

Mp 8.1/12.6: Smith Gap Road

Locate: {40.82554, -75.41429}

Orient: The AT crosses Smith Gap Road [aka Point Phillips Road] 1.7 mi northeast of Mountain Road in Bath and 2.0 mi southeast of Lower Smith Gap Road in Kunkletown. From PA-115 at Mountain Road in Wind Gap: follow Mountain Road becoming Upper Smith Gap Road southwest for 7.9 mi to left onto Point Phillips Road; continue on Point Phillips Road becoming Smith Gap Road for 1.9 mi to crossing. From PA-496 [Mountain View Drive] in Klecknersville: follow Point Phillips Road becoming Smith Gap Road for 4.0 mi to crossing. The AT crosses Smith Gap Road at its T-intersection with Smith Gap Terrace (road), branching west.

Park: Room for 3–4 cars in pull-off and in shoulders at foot of Smith Gap Terrace.

Mp 10.6/10.1: via Delps Trail

Locate: {40.80923, -75.45123}

Orient: Delps Trail connects the AT and the State Game Land (#168) lot on Delps Road in Danielsville. From I-476 at exit 74: follow US-209 S for 1.9 mi to left onto PA-248 E; follow PA-248 for 7.4 mi to left onto Timberline Road; follow Timberline Road for 2.7 mi to left onto PA-946 [Mountain View Drive]; follow PA-946 for 4.1 mi to left onto Scenic Drive; follow Scenic Drive for 2.1 mi to left onto Moser Road; follow Moser Road for 0.5 mi crossing Delps Road onto Game Land Road ahead; continue on Game Land Road road (paved initially then gravel) for 0.3 mi to lot.

Park: Spacious lot for State Game Land.

Connect: Follow blue-blazed Delps Trail for 0.8 mi to AT {40.81795, -75.45364}. For AT northbound, turn right. For AT southbound, turn left.

Mp 15.4/5.3: Blue Mountain Drive

Locate: {40.80791, -75.53474}

Orient: The AT crosses Blue Mountain Drive in Little Gap 1.6 mi north of PA-946 [Mountain View Drive] in Danielsville and 1.8 mi southwest of Lower Smith Gap Road in Kunkletown. From I-476 at exit 74: follow US-209 S for 1.9 mi to left onto PA-248 E; follow PA-248 for 7.4 mi to left onto Timberline Road; follow Timberline Road for 2.7 mi to left onto PA-946 [Mountain View Drive]; follow PA-946 for 1.0 mi to left onto Blue Mountain Drive; continue on Blue Mountain Drive for 1.6 mi to left into lot, at crest of hill. There is an AT sign on east side or road.

Park: Room for a dozen cars in lot and in shoulder along west side of road at crossing. Room for a dozen-plus cars in State Game Land lot 0.1 mi south of crossing on west side of road; possibly signed.

Mp 20.3/0.4: PA-248 [Lehigh Drive]

Locate: {40.78203, -75.60275}

Orient: The AT passes through an NPS parking area near the junction of the footpath and PA-248 at the north end of the section's short road walk; see Mp 20.7/0.0, below. From I-476 at exit 74: follow US-209 S for 1.9 mi to left onto PA-248; follow PA-248 [becoming Lehigh Drive] for 7.1 mi to left onto gravel driveway (unsigned); continue briefly up narrow driveway into lot.

Park: Room for 12–18 cars in NPS lot up narrow gravel driveway from north side of road, just east of traffic light at intersection of PA-248 and PA-145; gated at night (6 PM to 10 AM).

Mp 20.4/0.3: PA-873 [Walnut Drive] NE

Locate: {40.78360, -75.60570}

Orient: The AT passes an alternative parking area at the intersection of PA-248 and PA-873, near the mid point of the section's short road walk; see Mp 20.7/0.0, below. Enter from PA-873 N: continue on PA-873 across bridge to right into parking area just before the terminus of PA-873 at its T-intersection with PA-248 (at traffic light).

Park: Room for a half dozen cars behind guard rail at intersection of PA-873 and PA-248. Enter from PA-873 N. Lot is tangent to guardrails at yield sign; avoid turning into private driveway to south.

Mp 20.7/0.0: PA-873 [Walnut Drive] SW

Locate: {40.78122, -75.60867}

Orient: For its southernmost 0.4 mi, §2 follows PA-248 and PA-873 to cross the Lehigh River on the PA-873 bridge. The road walk connects the footpath meeting PA-278 [Lehigh Drive] on the east side of the river with the footpath meeting PA-873 on the west side of the river. From I-476 at exit 74: follow US-209 S for 1.9 mi to left onto PA-248; follow PA-248 for 6.8 mi to right onto PA-873; continue on PA-873 across bridge for 0.3 mi to right into pull-off.

Park: Room for 6–8 cars in pull-off on west side of road, near southwest end of bridge over Lehigh River.

Note: • Additional parking is available under the bridge along the D&L Trail (Delaware and Lehigh National Heritage Corridor). From the southwest end of the bridge: follow PA-873 south for 0.3 mi to hairpin left onto Paint Mill Road; continue on Paint Mill Road north towards river for 0.2 mi or 0.3 mi to lots on right. • Parking is also available in the Lehigh Gap Nature Center another 0.2 mi farther north on Paint Mill Road; see §3 Mp 0.1/13.2. • Paint Mill Road also serves a boat ramp for the Lehigh River Water Trail.