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Williamsport, Pennsylvania

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  • Williamsport, Pennsylvania

    Kayak from Susquehanna State Park

    This adventure can be started from the boat launch at Susquehanna State Park in Williamsport, PA.   The river is slow moving and calm in this section.   Since the river is slow you can easily paddle up river and then return to the same boat launch. A short round trip can be made by paddling west ...
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  • Montgomery, Pennsylvania

    Hike through SGL 252

    5.0
    6 mi / 400 ft gain
    What was once known as the town of Alvira PA, is now known as State Game Lands number 252. During WWII the land was seized by the army and used as an army ordnance. Because of its past, while you are exploring, be on the lookout for old ammunition bunkers that have succumb to years of neglect, an...
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  • Trout Run, Pennsylvania

    Hike the Katy Jane Trail in Rider Park

    4 mi / 560 ft gain
    Hiking, trail running, mountain bike riding, cross country skiing and other low impact recreational activities are all part of what Rider Park has to offer. My personal favorite is the 3.6 mile Katy Jane Trail with a 560 vertical rise. It begins on the right side of the parking area. The trails a...
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  • Trout Run, Pennsylvania

    Fish at Rose Valley Lake

    4.0
    Rose Valley Lake, if you did not know is not a natural lake, it is man made. Construction of the 389-acre lake was completed in 1972. I prefer to fish for bass from the boat, but I will not hesitate to go out ice fishing in the winter either. On the lake, boats are limited to electric motors or g...
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  • Trout Run, Pennsylvania

    Jacoby Hollow

    5.0
    3.2 mi / 545 ft gain
    Jacoby Hollow is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Trout Run, Pennsylvania.
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  • Montoursville, Pennsylvania

    Hike to Jacoby Run Falls

    4.0
    3.3 mi / 341 ft gain
    The trailhead is at a large gravel parking area off of Wallis Run Road. The trail begins on a boardwalk over a wetland that leads into hemlock forest and mixed hardwoods.The yellow blazed trail follows Jacoby Hollow at a steady slight incline and leads to the 45 foot Jacoby Falls. Best times to...
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  • Williamsport, Pennsylvania

    Hike Smith's Knob Hike via the Loyalsock Trail

    5.0
    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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  • Williamsport, Pennsylvania

    Rough Hill Trail

    1.94 mi / 663 ft gain
    Access to Rough Hill Trail is easy to locate, it is the same parking as Sandy Bottom Access to the Loyalsock Creek and there is a large sign at the turn off on route 87.   Once you are in the parking area, there is clear signage for the trail and it is blazed yellow initially following back past ...
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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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  • McIntyre Township, Pennsylvania

    Explore Rock Run

    5.0
    Rock Run is a place that I would not turn down a chance to explore again and again. It is easy to get lost in your own thoughts reflecting on the beauty of the surroundings, swim in the always chilled waters, or get out your fishing pole and catch some trout during the season.After making your w...
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  • Muncy Valley, Pennsylvania

    Angel Falls

    4.0
    2.9 mi / 771 ft gain
    This is a moderate hike that does involve some uphill hiking to reach the top of the plateau and some downhill hiking to reach the base of the waterfall. Angel Falls is relatively easy to find though, with the Loyalsock Trail leading to a clear side trail that takes you straight to the top of the...
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  • Muncy Valley, Pennsylvania

    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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  • Waterville, Pennsylvania

    Hike the Lake Shore Trail at Little Pine State Park

    5.0
    5 mi
    Once you pass the famous Happy Acres Resort you better slow down. Coming up quickly on your right is the parking area for the Lake Shore Trail.The trails uses the Little Pine Creek damn as its starting point, which itself is a great place to sit and watch for birds, but to have the best experienc...
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  • Mifflinburg, Pennsylvania

    Stroll along the Rapid Run Nature Trail

    1.09 mi
    There are multiple ways to access and start the trail, there is a small parking area near the intersection of McCall Dam Road and Route 192 or you can access from the other end near the beach at Halfway Lake.  The trail is well marked with yellow blazes and easy to fall.  This is a simple hike, b...
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  • Waterville, Pennsylvania

    Kayak and Fish at Little Pine Lake

    5.0
    Little Pine State Park is a beautiful park in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania near Waterville. The lake is just above the campground and dam. Follow the signs at the picnic area to the boat launch.The lake offers a variety of fishing, stocked and native trout, smallmouth bass, pickerel, sunfish, ...
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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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Camping and Lodging in Williamsport

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Guides, Insights and Stories from Williamsport

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10 Awesome Hikes in Pennsylvania

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