Choosing your location can mean everything! It all depends on what YOU are looking for. The locations below are a few of my favorites in or around the Lehigh Valley but I am open to a place that may be special to you. Heck, I'll meet you in the western mountains if you want!

Lockridge Park, Alburtis

Features include stone structures, open fields, a creek, bridges, and woods

Great for all seasons 

Trexler Nature Preserve, Schnecksville

Features include sweeping views of the valley, big skies, tall grass, woods, a creek, bridges, and a covered bridge

Great for all seasons

Kalmbach Park, Macungie

Features include a magical tall pine forest, open fields, a creek, and a bridge 

Great for all seasons but best in fall and winter

Pool Wildlife Sanctuary, Emmaus

Features a magical umbrella pine, woods, and a boardwalk

Best in fall, winter, and early spring

Lehigh Parkway, Allentown

Features walking paths, a covered bridge, a creek, a barn, and stone buildings

Best in fall, winter, and early spring

Cedar Beach/Rose Gardens, Allentown

Features manicured gardens, grassy fields, weeping willows, duck pond, bridges, columns, and stone paths

Best in late spring, summer, and early fall

Burnside Plantation, Bethlehem

Features mini apple orchard, split rail fence, walking paths, weathered barns, open fields, and wooded walking paths

Great for all seasons

Steel Stacks, Bethlehem

Features interesting metal textures, striking steel stacks, industrial feel

Best in all seasons except during Musikfest and Chriskindlmarkt

Lehigh University, Bethlehem

Features stone architecture, columns

Great for all seasons

Historic Bethlehem

Features stone buildings, weathered wood buildings, downtown Bethlehem, walking paths, bridge, and canal access

Great for all seasons except for during major events

Nockamixon Lake, Ottsville

Features beautiful lake, large boulders, tall grass, wooded path, and a creek surrounded by ferns

Best in spring, summer, and fall

Leaser Lake, New Tripoli


Best in

Jacobsburg Park, Nazareth

Features hiking trails in the woods, wildflowers in late summer, a bridge, and a creek

Best in late summer, fall, winter, and early spring

Columcille Megalith Park, Bangor

Features unique stone structures, wooded paths, grassy hills

Great in all seasons

Flower Fields

Bluebells, Lockridge Park (April)

Wildflowers, Ballas Park (June)

Sunflowers, St. Luke's Anderson Campus (July/August)

Zinnias, Rodale Institute (July-September)

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