Ryan Hreczkosiej

  • Explore Cucumber Falls

    Just off Kentuck Road, at the southern end of Ohiopyle State Park, you arrive at Cucumber Falls' marked parking lot. Access to this lot is limited (about 20 cars). Most of the time you will be able to find a spot, but when not, parking on the side...

    0.25 miles 30 ft gain

  • Hike the Adams Falls Trail

    Linn Run State Park is one of my favorite adventure spots. From the moment you enter the park you are surrounded by tall hemlocks and rhododendrons. Most of the hiking trails run along a stream accompanied by beautiful cottages - a perfect scene f...

    1 miles 20 ft gain

  • Hike the Seneca Trail in Cook Forest State Park

    Right from its entry point, the Seneca Trail parallels the Clarion River, granting you a scenic view the whole way through. This trail is challenging in its narrow footpath and lofty climb. Be careful while looking around at the towering hemlocks ...

    0.9 miles 530 ft gain

  • Hike the Herrington Manor/Swallow Falls Trail

    I began my adventure at the trailhead in Herrington Manor State Park. The parking lot was empty and the trail was very easy to access. From start to finish this trail varies in the width of its path. For the first mile I had a lot of foot room, bu...

    11 miles 25 ft gain

  • Hike to the Henry Clay Furnace

    Across the road from the McCollum camping area entrance of Coopers Rock sits the entry point of the Clay Run Trail. With a hiking distance of 1.8 miles (1 hour and 10 minute walking time), this adventure will lead you to a jaw-dropping landmark, t...

    1.8 miles 70 ft gain

  • Hike to Buttermilk Falls Natural Area

    Buttermilk Falls runs in the Hires Run Valley, a tributary to the Conemaugh River. This scenic masterpiece is located just a short hike away from its parking lot, making it an easy adventure for anyone. Approaching the falls is an overlook where y...

    0.1 miles 0 ft gain

  • Explore Mt. Davis Natural Area

    Among the 5,685-acre Forbes State Forest are amazing adventure spots and scenic views. My favorite among them all just happens to be the rooftop of Pennsylvania. The road leading to the trailhead of the observation tower and natural area loop is e...

    0.1 miles

  • Explore Linn Run State Park

    I explored Linn Run back in March of 2016 when the leaves weren't full, leaving my photos disappointingly dull. However, this is a beautiful park part of the Laurel Highlands just east of Pittsburgh. When visiting, whether with the family, your si...

    0 miles 0 ft gain

  • Hike the Flat Rock Trail

    This trail is like a nature lover's playground. From the moment you step on the path you hear the heavy flow of the stream to your left and are surrounded by beautiful hemlocks and rhododendrons. The entrance to the Flat Rock Trail is in the same ...

    0.5 miles

  • Explore Williamsport, Pennsylvania

    If you're like me, the open road and long drives are what you live for. I've resided in Pennsylvania my whole life and this was my first time visiting Williamsport. I was in awe when I came to discover the culture and its scenic surroundings. The ...