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Penn Forest Township, Pennsylvania

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  • Penn Forest Township, Pennsylvania

    Tank Hollow Vista

    4.0
    3.33 mi / 272 ft gain
    This is a simple, short hike to a fantastic vista looking out over the Lehigh River Gorge. The trailhead for the hike to Tank Hollow Vista is along Behrens Road just outside of Jim Thorpe, PA. Most of the hike is on state game lands. If the gate is open from the first lot, you can shorten this h...
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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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  • Lake Harmony, Pennsylvania

    Shades of Death Trail

    4.5
    1.89 mi / 223 ft gain
    The trailhead and parking are available by the park office or along PA 534 by the nature center and amphitheater. This trail is beautiful and seemed to change around every bend. Sand Spring Run flows alongside the entire trail. Rock formations and rhododendron mix with remains of a logging mill a...
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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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  • 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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  • Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania

    Bike the Lehigh Gorge Trail: Lock #2

    4 mi
    It was a rainy day, which brings along mud (but I think mountain biking is better in the rain and mud anyways).Enter the trail by going through the county parking lot and to the left end under the bridge. The trail starts along the tracks and you can admire the restored old rail cars. Cross ove...
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  • Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania

    Bike the Switchback Trail around Mauch Chunk Lake Park

    5.0
    11 mi
    The trail entrance can be found by going up Broadway and taking Hill Road to the right at the Opera House. At the top of Hill Road will be the entrance to the trail; there is a nice little wooden sign so you don't miss it. This trail can be hiked or biked; we chose to do some mountain biking.Th...
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  • White Haven, Pennsylvania

    Kayak the Francis E. Walter Dam

    5.0
    The Francis E. Walter Dam, located in White Haven, Pennsylvania, is truly an amazing location. Constructed in 1961, Francis E. Walter Dam, has prevented nearly $180 million in flood damages to the Lehigh River Valley. The reservoir was designated for recreation use by Congress in 1988. While kaya...
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Kempton, Pennsylvania

    Hike the Hawk Mountain Lookout Trail

    4.5
    4.5 mi / 500 ft gain
    The 4.5 mile loop Hawk Mountain Lookout Trail takes you up to great views of the skyline of Pennsylvania. Surrounded by the rolling forested landscape and open sky, this trail is scenic through and through. Hike in the Spring to catch the flourishing wildflowers, and keep your eyes peeled for eag...
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