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Bangor, Pennsylvania

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  • Nazareth, Pennsylvania

    Hike the Henry's Woods Loop in Jacobsburg State Park

    5.0
    1.9 mi / 200 ft gain
    Only a short drive from the major Pennsylvania cities of Allentown, Bethlehem, and Easton lies Jacobsburg State Park and environmental center. The main feature of the park is most certainly the Henry's Woods loop. Although just under two miles, this trail encompasses a variety of terrain and ol...
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  • Columbia, New Jersey

    Hike to Sunfish Pond

    4.5
    7.9 mi / 1150 ft gain
    At the end of the parking lot, cross over the bridge and follow the Appalachian Trail (AT, white blazes) to a V-intersection. Turn right onto Dunnfield Creek Trail (green blazes), which will take you past a few cascades and up to Sunfish Pond. Relax and eat lunch at the pond. When you're ready, t...
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  • Hardwick Township, New Jersey

    Sunfish Pond via Red Dot, Tammany Fire Road, Turquoise and Dunnfield Creek Trail

    5.0
    10.54 mi / 1434 ft gain
    Sunfish Pond via Red Dot, Tammany Fire Road, Turquoise and Dunnfield Creek Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Pahaquarry, New Jersey.
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  • Columbia, New Jersey

    Hike Mt. Tammany via Red Dot Trail

    4.6
    2.3 mi / 1115 ft gain
    This is a short but strenuous hike to a bluff overlooking the Delaware River and surrounding mountains and hills. The summit makes a good spot for a picnic or just for relaxing and watching the sunset. The entire hike also has plenty of beautiful photo ops, especially in the Fall. Find the trailh...
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  • Columbia, New Jersey

    Hike Mount Tammany's Red Dot and Blue Dot Loop

    4.5
    3.3 mi / 1197 ft gain
    Mount Tammany located in the Delaware Water Gap is a very exciting hike. Short in length but with steep, rocky uphill portions this becomes more of a challenging trek. This hike allows for amazing views of the Delaware River, Route 80, and Mount Minsi on the other side. The summit makes for an aw...
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  • Bangor, Pennsylvania

    Hike Mount Minsi

    3.6
    This is a great 5.5 mile hike at the Delaware Water Gap. You follow the Appalachian Trail the entire time (white marked trail) as it climbs to the top on Mt Minsi. There are multiple viewpoints on your way up that provide a great view of the water gap as well as some very picturesque trail points...
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  • Washington, New Jersey

    Merrill Creek Reservoir Perimeter Trail

    4.0
    5.33 mi / 371 ft gain
    Merrill Creek Reservoir Perimeter Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Stewartsville, New Jersey.
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  • Phillipsburg, New Jersey

    Marble Hill Ice Cave via Warren-Highlands Trail

    3.0
    1.89 mi / 371 ft gain
    Marble Hill Ice Cave via Warren-Highlands Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Phillipsburg, New Jersey.
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  • Columbia, New Jersey

    Hike the Mount Mohican-Raccoon Ridge Traverse

    7.5 mi / 1500 ft gain
    This point to point hike can be done in either direction. There is parking at the entrance to Worthington Campground. Cross Old Mine Road and start up the Garvey Spring Trail (orange markers). The trail passes Laurel Falls on the right then ascends steeply until you reach an old forest road.  The...
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  • Bloomsbury, New Jersey

    Hiking in Musconetcong Gorge Preserve

    3.3
    Start out on Ridge Trail (yellow blazes), found at the rear of the parking lot. Shortly, you will come to a stream crossing, followed by a set of wooden steps. Just before the next stream, turn left following the white blazes. This section of the trail makes a moderately rocky descent, as it foll...
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  • Lehighton, Pennsylvania

    Hike the Falls Trail at Beltzville State Park

    4.0
    5.5 mi
    At the Christman Trailhead, hike a quick, flat 2.5 miles following the yellow trail markers through farm meadows and birch forests to the Falls Trail loop/intersection. Here hike the Falls trail which is a 0.5 mile loop that links back to the 2.5 mile section back to the parking area. Bridges and...
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  • Bushkill, Pennsylvania

    Bushkill Falls Loop

    3.8
    1.89 mi / 331 ft gain
    Bushkill Falls offers visitors a choice of 4 different trails to explore. All trails are very well maintained, making this trip safe for the whole family. The most rewarding trail is the Red Trail. This route brings you to all 8 of Bushkill's waterfalls. Taking the trail counter-clockwise, you w...
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  • Califon, New Jersey

    Explore the Ken Lockwood Gorge

    4.3
    One of New Jerseys best kept secrets has to be the Ken Lockwood Gorge. If you are looking for a relaxing, beautiful, and nature packs place then this area is perfect for you. You can access the gorge from two different points, either by driving down Raritan River Rd. and parking right before you ...
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  • Walnutport, Pennsylvania

    Hike Up the Appalachian Trail at Lehigh Gap

    4.5
    2.5 mi / 730 ft gain
    Lehigh Gap was formed by the Lehigh River carving a large hole in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. One side is owned and operated by the Lehigh Gap Nature Center and has some great hikes, but this side is government-owned. Parking for this portion of the Appalachian Travel is up a litt...
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  • Califon, New Jersey

    Bike the Columbia Trail: Califon to High Bridge

    There are multiple places to pick up the Columbia Trail (High Bridge, Califon, Long Valley, Flanders) but this post is for biking or running from Califon to High Bridge and back. The best place to park is at the old town railroad station on, of course, Railroad Ave. You will be able to see the en...
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  • Albrightsville, Pennsylvania

    Hawk Falls in Hickory Run State Park

    4.1
    0.68 mi / 108 ft gain
    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 ou...
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