The Best Photography in Pennsylvania

Looking for the best photography 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 photography 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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  • Lehman township, Pennsylvania

    Hike to Bushkill Falls

    3.7
    2 mi
    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 wil...
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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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  • Dingmans Ferry, Pennsylvania

    Explore Dingmans Falls

    3.8
    0.4 mi
    The waterfall is about 0.2 miles into the hike. I would recommend going to the very top of the biggest waterfall towards the end of the hike, there are steps leading up to it! There's also a hidden water hole at the very top of the waterfall about 0.2 miles up stream, I saw people in it during th...
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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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  • Ellwood City, Pennsylvania

    Hike McConnell's Mill State Park

    4.8
    A trip to McConnell's Mill is a great idea at any time of year. Hiking trails that follow the Slippery Rock Gorge offer scenic views while the relaxing sound of Slippery Rock Creek echoes in the background. At one end of the park, you'll find the old Mill House along the banks of the creek as wel...
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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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  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    Hike the Wissahickon Creek Gorge Orange and White Trail

    4.2
    6.5 mi
    Wissahickon Creek Gorge Orange and White Trail is lush, quiet, and teeming with wildlife. Keep your ears tuned for chickadees, woodpeckers, titmice, blue jays, and more as you hike. The trail is point-to-point, over 6 miles long and accessible to beginners. Need a rest? 2.5 miles in you will cros...
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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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  • 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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  • Ellwood City, Pennsylvania

    Hike Through Hells Hollow

    4.0
    1 mi
    Hells Hollow is part of McConnell's Mill State Park. It is a short and quick hike with things to do and see the entire way! During the winter the snow turns this place into a life-like snow globe, while in the spring the wildflowers make for beautiful sights.Start off by parking at the Hells Hol...
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Clinton, Pennsylvania

    Hike the Mineral Springs Loop

    4.5
    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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