The Lehigh River



The Lehigh River, designated a Pennsylvania Scenic River , is, 109 mile long, and is the largest tributary of the Delaware River

"Lehigh" is an Anglicization of the Lenape name for the river, Lechewuekink, meaning "where there are forks".

The river flows in a highly winding course through valleys between ridges of the Appalachian Mountains. Its upper course is characterized by numerous whitewater rapids and supports a broad range of recreational pursuits including whitewater rafting, kayaking and canoeing.


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