Top Adventures in Williamsport

  • 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...

  • Hike through SGL 252

    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...

    6 miles 400 ft gain

  • Hike the Katy Jane Trail in Rider Park

    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 o...

    4 miles 560 ft gain

  • Fish at Rose Valley Lake

    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 t...

  • Hike to Jacoby Run Falls

    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...

    3.3 miles 341 ft gain

  • Hike Smith's Knob Hike via the Loyalsock Trail

    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 ...

    8.3 miles 1400 ft gain

  • Hike Rough Hill Trail

    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 ...

    1.9 miles 580 ft gain

  • Hike the Frozen Run Gorge

    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 gorg...

    5 miles

  • Explore Rock Run

    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 catc...

  • Hike to Angel Falls in Loyalsock State Forest

    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 si...

    3 miles

  • Hike the Lake Shore Trail at Little Pine State Park

    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 a...

    5 miles

  • Stroll along the Rapid Run Nature Trail

    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 ...

    1.09 miles

  • Nearby camping, hotels, and more

    • New Columbia, Pennsylvania

      Williamsport South / Nittany Mtn. KOA

    • Benton, Pennsylvania

      Barakah Heritage Farm

      Camp at Barakah Heritage Farm & East West Equestrian Arts. Breathtaking views, rare black Arabian horses, fainting goats and more! Pitch your tent at the forest edge on a working homestead th...

      From $40/night

    • Forksville, Pennsylvania

      Hickory Grove Pond

      Hickory Grove Pond is nestled within 100 acres of woods, streams, and waterfalls that border World's End State Park/Loyalsock State Forest. Located just up the road from the Covered Bridge, over t...

      From $120/night

    • Woodward, Pennsylvania

      Whitting Hill Homestead

      Enjoy 30 acres of beautiful land that offers the most stunning views in Penns Valley with the top rated fishing in the northeast about 5 miles away. The site is also only 30 minutes from Penn State...

      From $100/night

    • Bellefonte, Pennsylvania

      Bellefonte / State College KOA

    • Herndon, Pennsylvania

      Sky High Estate

      Located on Mountain Top Road, this 150-acre piece of farmland is completely fields and woods with no buildings in sight. Explore the wooded trails and enjoy plenty of space for outdoor games duri...

      From $99/night

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