The Best Backpacking in Sweet Valley

Looking for the best backpacking in Sweet Valley? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Sweet Valley. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top backpacking spots in and near Sweet Valley

  • Dushore, Pennsylvania

    Loyalsock Link Trail and Haystacks and Dutchman Falls

    24.87 mi / 3944 ft gain
    Loyalsock Link trail and Haystacks and Dutchman Falls is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Laporte, Pennsylvania.
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  • Dushore, Pennsylvania

    Loyalsock Trail

    56.75 mi / 9882 ft gain
    Loyalsock Trail is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Laporte, Pennsylvania.
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  • Dushore, Pennsylvania

    Hike the Haystacks Rapids and Dutchman Falls

    3.9 mi / 425 ft gain
    The Haystacks is a great end of the overall Loyalsock Trail. It is easily accessible, and fairly a gentile trail, however, the beginning is still a relatively rocky and will require some initial effort. When the trail intersects the rail road grade, you can turn left and take the path with the ye...
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  • Muncy Valley, Pennsylvania

    Hike to Gipson Falls

    1 mi
    Gipson Falls is the other waterfall on Falls Run just off the Loyalsock Trail.  There is a parking area for the Loyalsock Trail on Brunnerdale Road just off of Ogdonia Road.  From the parking follow the Loyalsock Trail along the run for about .5 miles, once the Loyalsock Trail turns right and he...
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  • Williamsport, Pennsylvania

    Hike Smith's Knob Hike via the Loyalsock Trail

    8.3 mi / 1400 ft gain
    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 effort right away. However, it soon becomes more o...
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  • Trout Run, Pennsylvania

    Old Loggers Path

    27.24 mi / 3698 ft gain
    Old Loggers Path is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Ralston, Pennsylvania.
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  • Williamsport, Pennsylvania

    Backpack the Old Logger's Path

    5.0
    27 mi
    The Old Logger's Path follows abandoned logging roads in a loop through the Loyalsock State Forest. There are multiple places to join the trail, but most people start in the ghost town of Masten, PA.Highlights include Rock Run, noted by many as the most beautiful steam in Pennsylvania. Vistas alo...
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  • Germansville, Pennsylvania

    Bears Rocks via Appalachian Trail (Bake Oven Road)

    2.8 mi / 259 ft gain
    Bears Rocks via Appalachian Trail (Bake Oven Road) is an out-and-back trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Germansville, Pennsylvania.
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  • Kempton, Pennsylvania

    Appalachian Trail: Eckville Lot to Blue Mountain House Road

    20.68 mi / 2320 ft gain
    Appalachian Trail: Eckville Lot to Blue Mountain House Road is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Kempton, Pennsylvania.
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  • Trout Run, Pennsylvania

    Hike the Frozen Run Gorge

    5.0
    5 mi
    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 gorge and this hike is a bushwhack. There are a couple...
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  • Kempton, Pennsylvania

    Hike the Pinnacles and Pulpit Rock

    4.2
    9 mi / 1200 ft gain
    Park in the lot near the Hamburg Reservoir and hike around the barrier and up the gravel road. Shortly on your right the Appalachian Trail branches off the road. Follow the white blazes of the AT for around 2 miles to the Pulpit Rocks, just before the trail passes the Lehigh Valley Astronomical S...
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