Lehigh Valley Recreation


From family attractions to athletic activities, the Lehigh Valley knows how to have fun!

Family entertainment & recreational attractions include:

Dorney Park at Night

Bethlehem Musikfest ( a week of music & fun with more than 1,000 live performances)
Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom
The Banana Factory (community arts center & galleries
The Crayola Factory (a tour that will entertain all ages)
The Discovery Center of Science & Technology (a children’s science activity center)
The National Canal Museum
Celtic Classic (Fall festival celebrating the Irish & the Scots)
Das Awkscht Fescht, one of the country’s largest classic car shows
Professional & Collegiate Sports:
Valley Preferred Cycling Center – International caliber bicycle racing
Allentown Iron Pigs (Triple A baseball excitement)
Eagles NFL Training Camp (every summer at Lehigh University)
– Numerous college- and university-level sports
– New York & Philadelphia professional sports teams are less than 2 hours away!

For athletes, the Lehigh Valley has facilities & parks for everyone:

– 36 parks with acres of open spaces and recreation centers
Bear Mountain Ski and Recreation Area
Blue Mountain Ski Area
– Hiking, skiing, rafting, camping, biking, fishing and swimming areas
– More than 20 scenic golf courses, including championship links
Parkettes National Gymnastics Center
– The Lehigh Valley Velodrome (youth & adult cycling programs)

If you prefer to be close to nature, the Valley has many exciting choices for you:

Hawk Mountain mountaintop vistas and thrilling migrations of nearly 20,000 hawks, eagles and falcons
Lehigh Valley Covered Bridges (7 bridges set in the rolling farmlands of Southeast PA)
– Jacobsburg Environmental Education Center
– Lehigh River Rafting
Trexler Game Preserve (native & exotic animals in a 1,200 acre natural setting)
Wildlands Conservancy – Pool Wildlife Sanctuary

For golfers, here’s a list of local links:

Center Valley Club
Woodland Hills Country Club
Allentown Municipal Golf Club
Silver Creek Country Club
Green Pond Country Club
Olde Homestead Golf
GolfCourse.com Course Locator