Top Adventures in Montoursville

  • Hike through SGL 252

    What was once known as the town of Alvira PA, is now known as State Game Lands number 252. During WWII the land was seized by the army and used as an army ordnance. Because of its past, while you are exploring, be on the lookout for old ammunition...

    6 miles 400 ft gain

  • Hike the Katy Jane Trail in Rider Park

    Hiking, trail running, mountain bike riding, cross country skiing and other low impact recreational activities are all part of what Rider Park has to offer. My personal favorite is the 3.6 mile Katy Jane Trail with a 560 vertical rise. It begins o...

    4 miles 560 ft gain

  • Kayak from Susquehanna State Park

    This adventure can be started from the boat launch at Susquehanna State Park in Williamsport, PA.   The river is slow moving and calm in this section.   Since the river is slow you can easily paddle up river and then return to the same boat launch...

  • Hike Smith's Knob Hike via the Loyalsock Trail

    Smith's Knob is a short, but fairly challenging section of the overall Loyalsock Trail. Smith's Knob has a distinctively round peak, and viewed from Rider Park, sticks out to all very easily. The trail starts off very steep, and will require some ...

    8.3 miles 1400 ft gain

  • Hike to Jacoby Run Falls

    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...

    3.3 miles 341 ft gain

  • Fish at Rose Valley Lake

    Rose Valley Lake, if you did not know is not a natural lake, it is man made. Construction of the 389-acre lake was completed in 1972. I prefer to fish for bass from the boat, but I will not hesitate to go out ice fishing in the winter either. On t...

  • Hike Rough Hill Trail

    Access to Rough Hill Trail is easy to locate, it is the same parking as Sandy Bottom Access to the Loyalsock Creek and there is a large sign at the turn off on route 87.   Once you are in the parking area, there is clear signage for the trail and ...

    1.9 miles 580 ft gain

  • Hike to Angel Falls in Loyalsock State Forest

    This is a moderate hike that does involve some uphill hiking to reach the top of the plateau and some downhill hiking to reach the base of the waterfall. Angel Falls is relatively easy to find though, with the Loyalsock Trail leading to a clear si...

    3 miles

  • Hike to Mill Creek Falls in the Loyalsock State Forest

    The Loyalsock State Forest is full of beautiful waterfalls and Mill Creek Falls is one of them. The 12 foot high falls is one of the smaller falls in the forest, but is still worth a visit as it sits in a beautiful grotto and contains a scenic plu...

    0.5 miles

  • Hike the Frozen Run Gorge

    One of the most remote hikes in the beautiful Loyalsock State Forest, this loop through the Frozen Run Gorge is a fantastic hike for an experienced hiker looking to see a place that few other hikers do.There are no official trails through the gorg...

    5 miles

  • Photograph Dry Run Falls in the Loyalsock State Forest

    One of the most accessible waterfalls in all of Pennsylvania, Dry Run Falls is right along Dry Run Road in the Loyalsock State Forest. You can see the falls from the road and a short walk from the parking area will bring you down to a great vantag...

  • Explore Rock Run

    Rock Run is a place that I would not turn down a chance to explore again and again. It is easy to get lost in your own thoughts reflecting on the beauty of the surroundings, swim in the always chilled waters, or get out your fishing pole and catc...

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