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    • Collegeville, Pennsylvania

      Skippack Creek Loop

      7.25 mi / 377 ft gain
      The Skippack Creek Trail in Evansburg State Park was one of my favorites on this most recent trip. Any chance I can hike a trail alongside a river, I take advantage of it. The trail starts on the south side of Skippack Creek at a parking area on Kratz Road. It was early in the morning and the wea...
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    • Baltimore, Maryland

      Paddle Dundee Creek

      1.5 mi
      Follow the main entrance road down and to the right of the nature center to a turn around loop, where a car can be temporarily parked to unload/load boats onto the pier. You can launch canoes and kayaks on the end of the pier which goes directly out to Dundee Creek. From the launch site, paddlers...
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    • Baltimore, Maryland

      Hike Marshy Point Nature Center

      5 mi
      Marshy Point Nature Center is 25 minutes northeast of Baltimore in Middle River, Maryland. Convenient from I-95 with lots of parking and miles of interconnected trails, it's a perfect spot for a quick hike or an all-day excursion.  The trails are mostly within the 1-2 mile range, but you can comb...
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    • Pylesville, Maryland

      Hike to Kilgore Falls

      1.2 mi
      This 1.2 mile roundtrip hike leads to the second tallest waterfall in the state of Maryland. It is a short hike that's great for families and bringing the dog. In the warmer months, you can swim in the pool at the base of the waterfall. People have cliff jumped here, but exercise caution and do s...
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    • Douglassville, Pennsylvania

      Hike the Lenape and Boone Trail Loop at French Creek State Park

      4.5 mi / 715 ft gain
      French Creek State Park offers a web of trails for hiking and mountain biking with two lakes, picnic areas, and more. Hike the Lenape and Boone Trail Loop, a moderate 4.5 mile hike that winds through the forest and offers views of both of the park's lakes - Scott's Run Lake and Hopewell Lake. Dog...
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    • Woodbine, New Jersey

      Camp at Belleplain State Forest

      A fun place for all things nature, from a easy nature walk to camping! Entrance fees are charged per vehicle from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day. Lake Nummy is available for swimmers. There are picnic tables and grills and a concession stand (open in summer) on the beach. Camping is open a...
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    • Milford, Delaware

      Kayak Griffith Lake

      Griffith Lake, located in Milford Delaware, is a peaceful spot for an easy, scenic paddle.  There is a free, public boat ramp just off the road where you can launch a kayak. The water itself is flat and calm, but offers great views of the surrounding forest, especially in the fall! Rentals are no...
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    • Shamong, New Jersey

      Camp at Wharton State Forest

      There is plenty of potential for activity in New Jersey's largest state park. Wharton offers Mullica River for boating, as well as three other rivers for canoeing. Hikers can follow the 50-mile Batona Trail, which connects Wharton to the Brendan T. Byrne and Bass River State Forests. Other trails...
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    • Conestoga, Pennsylvania

      Climb at Safe Harbor

      Directions: Drive to Safe Harbor. From Safe Harbor, take River Road south to Green Hill Road--this road is very windy. Drive towards Shenk's Ferry Wildflower Preserve. When you reach the tunnel, park on either side of the tunnel. There isn't too much parking here so I'd suggest carpooling.The tra...
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    • Shamong, New Jersey

      Hike to Quaker Bridge via Atsion

      7 mi
      Looking at a map of New Jersey, you'll notice that the biggest green patch of forest on the map is Wharton State Forest, in the southern half of the state. There are many great hikes to do in the state forest, described here is a relatively easy 7 mile hike that serves a nice introduction to hiki...
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    • Birdsboro, Pennsylvania

      Climb at Birdsboro Quarry

      To get there follow back roads to the parking lot that is tagged in the description.  From here, follow the trail/road paralleling Hay Creek until you reach a few large buildings.  There is an obvious sign here on the regulations of the area.  Do not go through the fence to the right and instead ...
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