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Explore the Outdoors

canal boat moored on Lehigh River at National Canal Museum

Nature Trails & Hiking

The Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor (D&L) offers visitors extensive outdoor recreation and heritage tourism exploration.  The 48-mile central part of the trail, known as the Lehigh Valley section, runs through the heart of Easton and offers visitors access right from downtown to hiking, biking, and exploration to both the northern and southern parts of the trail. The D&L Heritage Corridor provides entry to the many attractions in the historic towns and villages throughout the region. For a walking guide to nearby trails and information on where to find other natural areas, click here.

The Karl Stirner Arts Trail (KSAT) is a popular walking and arts trail that runs along 1.75 miles of the Bushkill Creek. It offers paved trail areas for biking and walking, as well as a nature path near the creek ideal for birdwatching and creekside relaxation. The park also features a custom journaling station, a walking labyrinth, musical chimes, and a small dog park for your walking companions. For a map, click here

Young man fishing on a lake


Easton offers many great fishing venues, so if you’re looking for lake fishing, river and creek fishing, or a stocked “pay per fish” lake, you will find the ideal fit for your skills and needs.  Plus, there’s great ice fishing, so regardless of the time of year, the fish are always biting nearby.

Click the link below to help you find the ideal spot to fish and shop to get your gear and tackle.

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Skiing, Snowboarding,
and Tubing

There’s a multitude of great skiing, snowboarding, and snow tubing—all within an easy drive of the Grand Eastonian Hotel. Here are 4 of the mountains our guests tell us are their favorites, listed in order of proximity to the hotel.

Blue Mountain Resort
Shawnee Mountain
Camelback Mountain
Big Boulder

Plus, after a day out on the mountain, you are sure to enjoy a relaxing swim in our indoor heated saltwater pool, and a great dinner at one of our neighborhood restaurants.

the Northampton Street Bridge over the Delaware River in Easton, Pennsylvania.


The Grand Eastonian Hotel & Suites overlooks the Delaware and Lehigh Rivers and offers stunning adventures for water enthusiasts.  So whether you’re looking to go boating, tubing, or just walk along the river trails, you are sure to enjoy this outdoor adventure.

Or you can take a mule-drawn canal boat ride on the Lehigh Canal. You’ll have so much fun you won’t even realize you’re learning about canal boat life a hundred years ago.

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