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The Best Chillin in Pennsylvania

Looking for the best chillin in Pennsylvania? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Pennsylvania. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top chillin spots in and near Pennsylvania

  • Benton, Pennsylvania

    Hike the Falls Trails in Ricketts Glen State Park

    4.9
    7.2 mi
    Ricketts Glen State Park in Pennsylvania sprawls over 13,050 acres in the Luzerne, Sullivan and Columbia counties. The park boasts a lake, 21 named waterfalls, diverse wildlife and old growth timber. There are two Falls Trails alternatives – a long and short loop.The long loop is 7.2 miles long a...
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  • Kempton, Pennsylvania

    Hike the Pinnacles and Pulpit Rock

    4.2
    9 mi / 1200 ft gain
    Park in the lot near the Hamburg Reservoir and hike around the barrier and up the gravel road. Shortly on your right the Appalachian Trail branches off the road. Follow the white blazes of the AT for around 2 miles to the Pulpit Rocks, just before the trail passes the Lehigh Valley Astronomical S...
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  • Tinicum Township, Pennsylvania

    Hike the High Rocks State Park Loop

    4.6
    1.5 mi
    High Rocks State Park, a section of Ralph Stover State Park, offers visitors some of the best views in Eastern Pennsylvania. Across from the parking lot on Tory Road, you will find the main trailhead. This will lead you to several different trail options, all varying in length, and all bringing y...
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  • Malvern, Pennsylvania

    Hike Valley Forge

    3.9
    2.5 mi
    There are many trails to choose from on Mt. Misery and a good place to start is at the parking lot located at the intersection of Yellow Springs Road and Library Lane (off of the main Valley Creek Road).The Mt. Misery Trail starts there, heads up through the trees about 0.75 miles and meets up wi...
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  • Kane, Pennsylvania

    Exploring Kinzua Bridge State Park

    4.6
    Considered the Eighth Wonder of the World when it was built, the Kinzua Viaduct is truly amazing and a must see. The Kinzua Viaduct or Kinzua Bridge was built in 1881 and rebuilt in 1990 where it served as the world's tallest and longest railroad structure for a few years. In 2003 an F1 tornado s...
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  • Mill Run, Pennsylvania

    Explore Fallingwater

    4.8
    "Fallingwater is the name of a house built over a waterfall in southwest Pennsylvania. Frank Lloyd Wright, America’s most famous architect, designed the house for his clients, the Kaufmann family. Fallingwater was built between 1936 and 1939. It instantly became famous, and today it is a Natio...
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  • Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania

    Hike to Bake Oven Knob

    5.0
    0.76 mi
    The trail is VERY rocky and stepping up the rocks requires proper footwear. From the beginning of the trail, hike until you reach an opening filled with rocks and boulders. Stay to the left of this and you will see the unmarked trail continue. After climbing up this, there is an overlook to the N...
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  • Ohiopyle, Pennsylvania

    Explore Cucumber Falls

    4.4
    0.25 mi / 30 ft gain
    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 of the road is perfectly acceptable.Walking down ...
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  • Clinton, Pennsylvania

    Hike the Mineral Springs Loop

    4.7
    1.2 mi
    Starting at the Frankfort Mineral Springs parking lot, this 1.2 mile loop winds along the creek and leads you up into the waterfall and old resort area.After you reach this picture perfect spot, you can continue on the rest of the loop. This will take you through a patch of pines and down a nice ...
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  • Dingmans Ferry, Pennsylvania

    Canoe and Camp in the Delaware Water Gap

    4.7
    This is one of those easy, simple and truly relaxing adventures you can embark on this summer. Thanks to outfitters such as Kittatinny Canoes you'll have everything ready for you when you arrive, minus of course your camping gear. They will pick you up at the destination of your choice along the ...
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  • Coudersport, Pennsylvania

    Camp at Cherry Springs State Park

    4.6
    1 mi
    Cherry Springs State Park was my first ever International Dark Sky Park and it stole my heart, and I promise it will steal yours too.The park itself is very quaint, but don't let it's size deter you! The park is still as remote and wild as it was nearly two centuries ago, and that's nearly imposs...
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  • Conestoga, Pennsylvania

    Climb at Safe Harbor

    3.3
    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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  • Lake Harmony, Pennsylvania

    Explore Boulder Field in Hickory Run State Park

    3.0
    Boulder Field is easily found following signs in Hickory Run State Park and has its own parking lot. Boulder Field is a small piece of landscape leftover from the last ice advance thousands of years ago. It covers an area of 400 feet wide by 1,800 feet long and about 10 feet deep. Boulders rang...
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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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  • Montoursville, Pennsylvania

    Hike to Jacoby Run Falls

    4.0
    3.3 mi / 341 ft gain
    The trailhead is at a large gravel parking area off of Wallis Run Road. The trail begins on a boardwalk over a wetland that leads into hemlock forest and mixed hardwoods.The yellow blazed trail follows Jacoby Hollow at a steady slight incline and leads to the 45 foot Jacoby Falls. Best times to...
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  • Brown Township, Pennsylvania

    Hike the Hemlock Mountain Loop

    5.0
    6.48 mi / 1200 ft gain
    The trail starts where Naval Run Road ends. Follow the the blue blazes into Naval Run. After crossing Naval Run continue right up an old logging skid trail along the run. The trail will intersect with the Black Forest Trail at Naval Run Falls.The trail will follow the orange blazes of Black Fo...
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