The Best Hiking in Williamsport

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

Top hiking spots in and near Williamsport

  • Montoursville, Pennsylvania

    Mountoursville to Williamsport Trail

    14.14 mi / 400 ft gain
    Mountoursville to Williamsport Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Montoursville, Pennsylvania.
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  • Montgomery, Pennsylvania

    Hike through SGL 252

    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

    Cheryl's Trail

    4.55 mi / 518 ft gain
    Cheryl's Trail is a loop trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Cogan Station, Pennsylvania.
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  • Trout Run, Pennsylvania

    Katy Jane Trail Loop

    2.38 mi / 305 ft gain
    Katy Jane Trail Loop is a loop trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Trout Run, Pennsylvania.
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  • Trout Run, Pennsylvania

    Jacoby Hollow

    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

    Loyalsock Trail: PA 87 to Genessee Trail

    15.36 mi / 3655 ft gain
    Loyalsock Trail: PA 87 to Genessee Trail is a point-to-point trail where you may see local wildlife located near Williamsport, Pennsylvania.
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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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  • Williamsport, Pennsylvania

    Loyalsock Trail to Little Bear Road Loop

    6.24 mi / 1096 ft gain
    Loyalsock Trail to Little Bear Road Loop is a loop trail where you may see local wildlife located near Williamsport, Pennsylvania.
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  • Allenwood, Pennsylvania

    Metzger Trail

    5.3 mi / 1591 ft gain
    Metzger Trail is a loop trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Allenwood, Pennsylvania.
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  • Williamsport, Pennsylvania

    Hike Rough Hill Trail

    1.9 mi / 580 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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  • Lewisburg, Pennsylvania

    Dales Ridge Trail

    2.26 mi / 236 ft gain
    Dales Ridge Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Lewisburg, 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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  • Mifflinburg, Pennsylvania

    Bake Oven Trail Via Mid State Trail

    2.62 mi / 236 ft gain
    Bake Oven Trail Via Mid State Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Swengel, Pennsylvania.
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  • Lock Haven, Pennsylvania

    McElhattan Reservoir Trail

    10.51 mi / 1033 ft gain
    McElhattan Reservoir Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Mc Elhattan, Pennsylvania.
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