Hike the Hawk Mountain Lookout Trail

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This rolling Pennsylvania landscape is enlivened by charming wildflowers, stunning autumn foliage, and fierce birds of prey. Hike in October to catch the showcased PA autumn colors on top of this mountain overlooking adjacent valleys, ridges, and mountains.

The 4.5 mile loop Hawk Mountain Lookout Trail takes you up to great views of the skyline of Pennsylvania. Surrounded by the rolling forested landscape and open sky, this trail is scenic through and through. Hike in the Spring to catch the flourishing wildflowers, and keep your eyes peeled for eagles, hawks, and other birds of prey. Trail is accessible April-October.

Pack List

  • Hiking shoes
  • Water
  • Camera
  • Binoculars
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Activities:

Photography, Hiking

Skill Level:

Beginner

Season:

Spring, Summer, Autumn

Trail Type:

Loop

Distance:

4.5 Miles

Elev. Gain:

500 Feet

Features:

Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Forest
Scenic
Wildflowers

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Added by Shannon Bushinsky

adventure seeker | aspiring landscape photographer | engineering and sustainability student at the University of Delaware

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