Hike the Hawk Mountain Lookout Trail

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  • Activities:

    Photography, Hiking

  • Skill Level:

    Beginner

  • Season:

    Spring, Summer, Autumn

  • Trail Type:

    Loop

  • RT Distance:

    4.5 Miles

  • Elevation Gain:

    500 Feet

Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Forest
Scenic
Wildflowers

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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Shannon Bushinsky

adventure and landscape photographer | outdoors enthusiast | engineering and sustainability student

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