Hike to Hawk Falls in Hickory Run State Park

Pennsylvania Hawk Falls Trailhead

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This accessible and beautiful falls trail is a must-do for hikers in the area or passing through. Amble through the trees of Hickory Run State Park and enjoy the view of Hawk Falls.

Hawk Falls is located in Hickory Run State Park, Pennsylvania in the Poconos Mountains. The trail is mostly downhill, with some slippery sections so wear adequate shoes and take caution when you approach the falls. A rock outcrop at the top of the falls makes for a great lookout point. The 0.7 out-and-back trail is a good option for families as it is fairly short and manageable for hikers of all skill-levels.

Photos by Doug Kerr, Jake Belluci

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  • Hiking shoes
  • Water
  • Camera
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Hiking, Photography

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Spring, Summer, Autumn

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0.7 Miles



Easy Parking
Family Friendly

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