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Top Hiking Spots in and near Reading

  • Stockton, New Jersey

    Hike to the Hidden Lockatong Waterfall

    2 mi
    If you're on Kingwood Stockton Road, there will be a dirt road with a Lockatong Nature Preserve sign before it (going north on Kingwood Stockton Road, the sign will be on your left. If you're driving south, the sign will be on your right). Just drive all the way until the end of the dirt road and...
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  • Lake Harmony, Pennsylvania

    Shades of Death Trail

    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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  • Albrightsville, Pennsylvania

    Hawk Falls in Hickory Run State Park

    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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