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  • Salisbury, Pennsylvania

    Primitive Camp along Wolf Rocks Trail

    1.5 mi / 50 ft gain
    This is a GREAT location for beginning backpackers with minimal backpacking rules, short trails and cell service. Although all trails (with a few exceptions found in this brochure -labeled as "Areas Closed to Camping") in the Forbes State forest allow primitive backpack camping (primitive backpac...
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  • Swanton, Maryland

    Hike the Big Savage Mountain Trail (Southern Terminus to High Rock)

    11 mi / 1500 ft gain
    This is not a casual hike; it is one which should be taken taken seriously. However, it will be an enjoyable experience for anyone with the resolve to face the early 1,500 ft. climb in elevation, as well the ascent of a slightly dodgy (but still structurally sound) mid-20th century fire tower.   ...
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  • Mill Run, Pennsylvania

    Hike the Bear Run Nature Reserve Loop

    8 mi
    Bear Run Nature Reserve features a number of trail loops that range from 1.7 miles in length to 11.9 miles.  By hiking overlapping trails, you can complete an 8 mile hike that passes by Paradise Overlook, which provides great views of the Youghiogheny River Gorge.  Start at the trailhead, which i...
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  • Mill Run, Pennsylvania

    Explore Fallingwater

    "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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  • Ohiopyle, Pennsylvania

    Explore Cucumber Falls

    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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  • Oakland, Maryland

    Hike the Swallow Falls Loop

    1.1 mi / 125 ft gain
    This park has plenty to do—forest hiking, swimming at Herrington Manor, and camping—but the main attraction, unsurprisingly, is Swallow Falls. The Swallow Falls Canyon Trail (1.1 miles) follows Muddy Creek and features a number of other falls, including Muddy Creek Falls (53 ft).
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  • Dunbar, Pennsylvania

    Hike the Sugar Run Trail

    1.6 mi
    This trail connects Old Mitchell Trail to Johnathan Run Trail. It is a short but fun hike down to the falls. We parked by the helicopter landing field and the trail head was right by the entrance to the parking lot.The hike down to the falls was nice and easy, but coming back up was tough. The tr...
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  • Somerset, Pennsylvania

    Hike to Wolf Rocks

    5 mi
    You'll find the trailhead for Wolf Rocks at top of Linn Run Rd off Laurel Summit Rd. Off the left-hand side you will find what is referred to as parking lot D - the route to Wolf Rocks begins there.The hike is nothing to write home about, though with only a 5 mile total for the out-and-back it's ...
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  • Oakland, Maryland

    Hike the Herrington Manor/Swallow Falls Trail

    11 mi / 25 ft gain
    I began my adventure at the trailhead in Herrington Manor State Park. The parking lot was empty and the trail was very easy to access. From start to finish this trail varies in the width of its path. For the first mile I had a lot of foot room, but as I went deeper into the forest, the trail turn...
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  • Stahlstown, Pennsylvania

    Adams Falls Trail

    1.26 mi / 210 ft gain
    Linn Run State Park is one of my favorite adventure spots. From the moment you enter the park you are surrounded by tall hemlocks and rhododendrons. Most of the hiking trails run along a stream accompanied by beautiful cottages - a perfect scene for awesome photos.  When entering the park you wil...
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  • Oldtown, Maryland

    Hike to Paw Paw Tunnel

    2.4 mi
    This hike is short and sweet, with it only being 2.4 miles to the other side of the tunnel and back. It's easily accessible, located right off the highway at the Paw Paw Tunnel Campground on the Potamac River at the border of Maryland and West Virgina. The town of Paw Paw is on the West Virgina s...
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  • 25164 George Washington Highway, West Virginia

    Hike the Cathedral Trail in Cathedral SP

    1.1 mi / 0 ft gain
    Cathedral Trail is a part of Cathedral State Park located east of Aurora, WV. Cathedral State Park was originally the site of Brookside Resort which attracted visitors from Washington D.C. and Baltimore, MD due to it’s cool clean air and natural beauty. The land was purchased in 1922 by Mr. Brans...
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  • Morgantown, West Virginia

    Hike to the Henry Clay Furnace

    1.8 mi / 70 ft gain
    Across the road from the McCollum camping area entrance of Coopers Rock sits the entry point of the Clay Run Trail. With a hiking distance of 1.8 miles (1 hour and 10 minute walking time), this adventure will lead you to a jaw-dropping landmark, the Henry Clay Furnace.Built between 1834 and 1836,...
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  • Masontown, West Virginia

    Hike to Raven’s Rock Overlook

    1.5 mi / 587 ft gain
    The Raven’s Rock Trail leading to the Raven’s Rock Overlook is easily the second most photographed area of the Coopers Rock State Forest! There are two ways to access the trail which doubles as an access road. The first trail access can be found along the WV County Road 73/16 also known as Cooper...
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  • Maysville, West Virginia

    Lions Head Loop

    20.35 mi / 2195 ft gain
    What used to be an artillery testing site during WWII, Dolly Sods is a great place for backpackers of almost any expertise. Water is easily found throughout the wilderness area and while 21 miles might feel like a lot, it is very manageable over the course of 3 days.  Attached (at the bottom) is...
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  • Davis, West Virginia

    Bear Rocks and Beaver Dam Loop

    6.36 mi / 699 ft gain
    Starting on Bear Rocks Trail, hike down to the Red Creek. Sometimes water levels can be high, but most of the time you can cross the creek without getting any deeper than your knees. Link up with the Raven Ridge Trail and head south. Enjoy the views through this section, as it's a great place to ...
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