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Monday, February 13, 2012
Touring Lancaster County on Bicycles
The soft rolling hills and quiet fields of Lancaster County’s countryside are ideal for a bike trip. Whether you travel with a group or enjoy solitude while you ride, there is somewhere in Lancaster County for you. The inns of theLancaster County Bed and Breakfast Inns Association enjoy accommodating bikers anytime of the year!
Rail Trails You Don’t Want to Miss
· Lititz/Warwick Trailway. For those who are interested in a short stretch of the legs, the Lititz/Warwick Trailway may be just what you are looking for. Running 2.9 miles fromLititz, PA intoWarwick Township, the trail is paved over what used to be a section of the Reading Railroad. The trail is accessible at several places including Oak St. in Lititz and at the Warwick Township Municipal Complex on Clay Road.
· The Conoy Canal Trail. This rail trail is a segment of the Northwest River Trail, the entire length of which is planned to be 14 miles long and run fromFalmouth toColumbia. This completed segment of the trail goes from Falmouth to Bainbride along theConewago Canal, part of the original Mainline Canal. It is approximately 3.7 miles long.
Tours of Lancaster County
For those interested in a longer ride, theLancaster Bicycle Club has mapped many different bike routes, which they made available to the public. These are a few, but many more are available at theirweb site.
· 12 miles. A scenic loop aroundEphrata, PA offers a taste of the farmland with the town of Ephrata nearby. The directions for the ride may be foundhere.
· 25 miles. For those wishing a slightly longer ride,this route makes a stop atOregon Dairy, a supermarket, restaurant and ice cream shop rolled into one attraction. Be prepared for some scenery; this route passes two covered bridges! · 58.5 miles. Starting at theLandis Valley Museum,this ride takes a trip through everything that makes Lancaster County special—the history, the scenery, the quaint small towns and the tourist attractions.