The Best Hiking in Wellsboro

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Top hiking spots in and near Wellsboro

  • Wellsboro, Pennsylvania

    Hills Creek Lake Trail

    3.05 mi / 174 ft gain
    Hills Creek Lake Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Wellsboro, Pennsylvania.
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  • Wellsboro, Pennsylvania

    Backpack the West Rim Trail

    4.0
    30.5 mi / 5648 ft gain
    Hiking north to south, the trailhead is just off of Colton Road at a gravel parking lot with bathrooms. The trail is marked with orange blazes and has the largest elevation gain at the beginning and then has relatively moderate elevation change throughout the remainder of the hike.At 2.6 miles ...
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  • Wellsboro, Pennsylvania

    Barbour Rock Trail

    1.4 mi / 230 ft gain
    Barbour Rock Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Wellsboro, Pennsylvania.
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  • Wellsboro, Pennsylvania

    Hike the Barbour Rock Trail

    2.6 mi / 0 ft gain
    The parking can be found along Colton Road heading toward Colton Point State Park. There is a large sign opposite the parking and the trail is a wide gravel path through the woods.It is 0.7 miles walk on the path to the vista suitable for anyone. You then have the option to head back or create a ...
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  • Wellsboro, Pennsylvania

    Hike Turkey Path

    4.3
    3 mi / 800 ft gain
    This is a fairly steep trail with many switchbacks, which makes it an easy hike down and a tough one back. But don't worry there are bridges and stairs to help you out. It is also family friendly, but make sure you plan on taking on the added weight if you have young children with you. We went wi...
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  • Wellsboro, Pennsylvania

    Hike Leonard Harrison SP's Overlook Trail to Otter View

    4.3
    0.6 mi
    This is a simple .6 mile trail that starts around the bathrooms and loops past Otter View.The trail itself is an easy hike. Otter View is a great spot for a family hike. By the bathrooms are different spots to get amazing views. The upper level is handicap accessible and there are steps down to a...
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  • Wellsboro, Pennsylvania

    Grand Canyon of Pennsylvania Overlook Trail

    1 mi / 430 ft gain
    Grand Canyon of Pennsylvania Overlook Trail is a loop trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Wellsboro, Pennsylvania.
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  • Montrose, Pennsylvania

    Samuel Justus Trail

    6.26 mi / 1457 ft gain
    Samuel Justus Trail is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a river located near Cranberry, Pennsylvania.
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  • Wellsboro, Pennsylvania

    Colton Point Canyon Rim Trail

    0.55 mi / 10 ft gain
    Colton Point Canyon Rim Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Wellsboro, Pennsylvania.
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  • Morris, Pennsylvania

    Hike to Pine Island Vista

    5.1 mi
    The access to this trail is from a mountain road, Clay Mine Road. From Stony Fork, follow Dibble Hill Road to Clay Mine Road, once on Clay Mine Road, follow into the forest and park at the first gravel parking area on the right. You will see the unmarked trail at the rear of the parking startin...
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  • Wellsboro, Pennsylvania

    Explore the Waterfalls at Campbells Run

    1.5 mi
    In order to access Campbells Run, park at the Tiadaghton Pine Creek Rail Trail parking. There are restrooms at this parking lot. The road in does not have winter maintenance and is steep in places. From the parking walk back the rail trail to Campbells Run which comes out between two cabins, a sm...
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  • Morris, Pennsylvania

    Hike to Bohen Run Falls

    4 mi
    Parking for this trail is at the Blackwell access area off of route 414. Then walk across the the bridge over Pine Creek and immediately hop over the guardrail to your right for the Bohen Trailhead.The beginning of the trail becomes narrow and steep for a short climb. The trail then levels off p...
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  • Morris, Pennsylvania

    Hike the Gillespie Point Loop

    5.3 mi / 1166 ft gain
    From the Blackwell parking access at the route 414 bridge that crosses Pine Creek, walk on 414 east towards Babb's Creek. Shortly after crossing the single lane bridge over Babb's Creek, you will turn right onto Big Run Road.Follow Big Run Road for about 2 miles and when the road makes a sharp t...
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  • Pequea, Pennsylvania

    Tumbling Run Trail

    2.37 mi / 315 ft gain
    Tumbling Run Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Cedar Run, Pennsylvania.
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  • Slate Run, Pennsylvania

    Backpack the Black Forest Trail

    42 mi / 8550 ft gain
    The Black Forest Trail is an orange blazed horseshoe loop with many options for a starting point which over the years due to reroutes may make the trail a little longer than 42 miles . I started at the traditional trailhead on Slate Run Road and hiked counter clockwise. Many consider this trail t...
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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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