5 Amazing Parks in Allentown You Need to Experience!

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Want to have some family-time? Or just want to appreciate nature? Enjoy the great outdoors with your loved ones this Summer. Have a picnic, go on a run, or just admire your surroundings. Read about the 5 amazing parks in Allentown you should experience!

Hawk Mountain Sanctuary

Hawk Mountain is apart of the Appalachian Mountains, so expect a little physical activity. It is also known as “Nature’s Greatest Airshow” because of all of the raptors that flies around the park. The park is open 365 days a year and admission for the scenic mountain trails and overlooks differ: $6 for adults, $5 for seniors (over 55), $3 for children 6-12, and FREE for children 5 and younger. Enjoy the sunset on the lookout or go on an adventurous hike! The landscape at this park is the perfect place for outdoor activities. Hawk Mountain also has at least 200 volunteers that help them on a day-to-day basis, but they are always in need of more! Click here to see more information. Experience the scientist in you by visiting this park! Click here for directions.

Covered Bridge Park

If you’re down for your old-fashioned park, Covered Bridge is for you! It’s located between two historic bridges along the Jordan Creek. The park includes picnic pavilions, several ball fields, football/soccer fields, volleyball courts, a walking path, recreation center, and so much more! The park also hosts special events that can be reserved. Admission is FREE so bring the whole family! Park hours are from 8 am-9:30 pm daily during the summer. Enjoy the several possibilities at this park or just cherish the scenery. Click here for directions.

Lehigh Parkway

If you’re a fan of fishing, then you’re going to like this one. Escape from your busy day by taking a FREE visit to the Lehigh Parkway! The park includes a trail, disc golf, and a creek for fishing. A scenic trail of 8 miles follows along the creek. Explore the great outdoors when you visit this park! Click here for directions.

Monocacy Park

If you’re looking for a quiet space to relax at, then you should visit Monocacy Park! It runs along the Monocracy creek; the waterfall and waters of the stream will really calm you. There are several benches, pavilions, and walking paths open to the public. This is the perfect park for a nice, scenic picnic. Click here for directions.

Big Pocono State Park

This park consists of 1,306 acres of terrain on the summit and slopes of Camelback Mountain and features scenic views of three states! Big Pocono is a park big enough for hunting, hiking, mountain biking, and horseback riding all in one park. There are several activities here for you to choose from. The possibilities are endless. Discover the great outdoors with your family at this park! The park closes in December after deer season is over and opens back up in the spring. Click here for directions.

Visit Scott Cars

Start your adventurous adventures at Scott Cars before you head out to the parks! Our staff would be happy to assist you in finding the perfect vehicle!