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Tinkergarten
Lehigh ValleyPA

Ages: 1 - 6

In Tinkergarten children ages 18 months through age 8 enjoy play, nature and learning all in a structured engaging environment. These parent child classes for toddlers, preschoolers and school aged children develop your child's problem solving skills and foster their love for nature during 60-75 minute weekly classes. Classes are now forming in the Lehigh Valley.

Taking place in local parks trainied and certified local leaders are pre...

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Get Out Lehigh Valley: Rail Trail Trek
Saucon Rail Trail Water Street Park
HellertownPA

Ages: 0 and up

No pets are allowed. We’ll hike a figure-8 loop on the Ridge Nature Trail, part of the Cherry Valley National Wildlife Refuge, which Wildlands Conservancy helped preserve. Each loop is about 1.5 miles long. If you desire, you may return to your vehicle after walking just one of the loops. The trail goes up hill beside a small stream (one short, steep incline). Then most of the very-well marked trail is fairly level and takes us throu...

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Dutch Oven Breakfast with Wildlands Conservancy
Wy-Hit-Tuk Park
Williams TownshipPA 18042

Ages: 0 and up

This edition of The Wildlands Northampton County programming is both educational and yummy - Dutch Oven breakfast. If you think campfire cooking means endless opportunities to consume franks and beans, you can’t miss this program! The use of a Dutch oven in a campfire not only opens up a variety of meals, it also is an experience in itself. We’ll show you how to become a campfire cooking whiz! this program is for adults and families ...

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Wildlands Conservancy
3701 Orchid Place
EmmausPA 18049
(610) 965-4397

Ages: 3 - 14+

The Wildlands Conservancy is a Lehigh Valley non-profit organization that promotes the preservation of green space in the Lehigh Valley and is dedicated to educating the community about how to "create a legacy of a healthy, sustainable environment for future generations".  They offer educational programs all year long at numerous facilities throughout the Lehigh Valley in Emmaus, Schnecksville and Bethlehem.

 

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Jordan Creek at Covered Bridge Park
Wehr Mill Road
AllentownPA 18069

Ages: 0 and up

Covered Bridge Park offers a playground area, picnic area and allows for wading into the Jordan Creek. Families can float, and explore the creek, search for fish and other creatures. Wear water shoes or old sneakers for your visit to protect your feet while exporing the creek. 

 

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Nockamixion State Park
Mountainview Dr.
QuakertownPA

Ages: 0 and up

The 5,286-acre Nockamixon State Park is in the rolling hills of scenic Bucks County, close enough to Philadelphia for a day trip, but far enough away for a vacation. Tohickon Creek, Three Mile Run and Haycock Run feed the 1,450-acre Lake Nockamixon, which is a rest stop for migrating waterfowl and a destination for boaters and anglers. Visitors can stay the night in a cabin or enjoy the many activities of the park for the day. ... more»
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Crystal Cave
963 Crystal Cave Rd.
KutztownPA 19530
(610) 683-0070

Ages: 0 and up

Crystal Cave's deep under ground cave attraction is the most popular natural attraction in Pennsylvania.  Located near Kutztown it is an easy day trip. It is educational for everyone and the cool caverns make a nice place to cool off in the summer. It makes an excellent group outing or field trip.

Minature Golf is available on site seasonally.

Open Daily: March 1st - November 30th  9am-5pm with extended summer hours ...

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Ironton Rail Trail
WhitehallPA
(610) 437-5524

Ages: 0 and up

The Ironton Rail Trail is a converted railroad track. The railraod was used from 1860 through 1996 and was abandoned in 1984.  In 1996 the track was purchased and re-purposed, the track is now a paved path located just north of Whitehall. The trail is a total of 9.2 miles and includes a 5.5 mile loop. Pets on leashes are permitted. The Trail is open to bikers and rollerbladers, walkers and runners. No motorized vehicles are permitted...

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Blue Mountain Resort High Ropes Course
1660 Blue Mountain Drive, PO Box 216
PalmertonPA 18071
(610) 826-7700

Ages: 6 - 14+

Looking for summer fun with a twist? Come check out the spectacular views at 1,345 feet, Blue Mountain Resort's Summit Aerial Park is a high ropes course featuring 46 elements and a total of 500 feet of thrilling zip line adventure. The aerial course has 4 levels of difficulty. Each level — beginner, intermediate, advanced & expert — contains dozens of elements that will challenge you, build camaraderie and self-confidence. It’s p... more»
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Hawk Mountain Wildlife Sanctuary
1700 Hawk Mountain Rd.
KemptonPA 19529
(610) 756-6961

Ages: 0 and up

Hawk Mountain is an outdoor location that offers, hiking, educational activities, nature exploration and more. The 2,600-acre Sanctuary offers hiking year round, the chance to see large numbers of hawks, eagles and falcons each fall, and in spring, the chance to enjoy comfortable weather, Mountain Laurel blooms, and songbirds. Yearly Membership for a family is $50, or pay daily trail rates (children under 5 are free) 

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