Hike the Elk Neck State Forest Trails

Hike the Elk Neck State Forest Trails

Elk Neck State Forest Parking

Distance

6.6 Miles

Elevation Gain

450 Feet

Activities

Hiking

Skill

Intermediate

Season

Year Round

Type

Loop

Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Forest
Scenic
Wildflowers
Wildlife

Spacious, uncrowded, beautiful loop trail takes you into the forest and offers glimpses of native wildlife. 

Park in the lot (see map) and follow signage for the loop trail. This is not a highly trafficked trail so there may be sections that need some maintenance, but that won't get in the way of completing the hike. 

Photos: David Clow, ars5017, pontla

Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations.

Nearby Lodging

From $100/night

Camp Kinzers

Kinzers, Pennsylvania

From $120/night

Creekside Woods Getaway

Boyertown, Pennsylvania

From $130/night

Arrowhead Farm Stables

Perkiomenville, Pennsylvania

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Neat Place

Take the time to head into Elk Neck State park and see the lighthouse. This park and the forest around it offer some pretty views of the bay.

Great For Families

We've hiked this trail with 3 and 4 year olds. It has manageable slopes for all ages and great views of the bay

Distance

6.6 Miles

Elevation Gain

450 Feet

Activities

Hiking

Skill

Intermediate

Season

Year Round

Type

Loop

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