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Gems in Pennsylvania - 16

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gem Favorite Dingmans Falls. with permission from AcousticWalden Flickr.com/kscherer11

Dingmans Falls

(13) Birchwo…, PA
gem Favorite The Longfellow Trail

Forest Cathedral Natural Area

(1) Marienv…, PA
gem Favorite Fire Tower #9

Cook Forest Fire Tower

(1) Marienv…, PA
gem Favorite Raymondville Falls, The Lower Falls

Raymondskill Falls

(12) Milford, PA
gem Favorite Looking downstream at the Neal Thorpe Trail, January 2016

Lock 60 Canal Park

(5) Phoenix…, PA
gem Favorite Visitors navigating their way across the boulder field.

Boulder Field

(4) Towamen…, PA
gem Favorite Memorial Arch.

National Memorial Arch

(7) Chester…, PA
gem Favorite No Photos

Grey Towers

(3) Milford, PA
gem Favorite Ringing rocks in winter

Ringing Rocks

(3) Raubsville, PA
gem Favorite "George Washington"

Washinton's Headquarters

(6) Chester…, PA
gem Favorite Dam at Lackawanna State park

Lackawanna Lake Dam

(2) Dalton, PA
gem Favorite Muhlenberg sunrise.

Muhlenberg Brigade Huts (Log City)

(7) King of…, PA
gem Favorite Forest view through Tyler Arboretum.

Thoreau's "Walden" Cabin Replica

(3) Lima, PA
gem Favorite Valley Forge: Varnum's Springhouse.

Washington Memorial Chapel

(8) Audubon, PA
gem Favorite Abandoned forge inside Valley Forge National Historical Park.

John Brown Lime Kiln

(2) Chester…, PA
gem Favorite Home of the trails namesake, Rachel Carson, conservationist and author.

Rachel Carson Homestead

(2) Springdale, PA

Recommended Routes in Pennsylvania - 123

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Favorite View from the Pinnacle. Looking southeast over the Pennsylvannia farm country. A rain/hail storm had just passed through (Nov).

Pulpit Rock and The Pinnacle

8.8 mi 14.2 km 1,032' Up 314.44 m Up 1,031' Down 314.29 m Down

Hamburg, PA
Favorite Majestic waterfall

Falls Trail

6.7 mi 10.8 km 1,025' Up 312.42 m Up 1,024' Down 312 m Down

Back Mo…, PA
Favorite Looking down at river.

Morrison and Rimrock Trails

14.3 mi 23.0 km 1,493' Up 454.96 m Up 1,486' Down 453.04 m Down

Warren, PA
Favorite Overlooking the River valley

Mount Minsi Loop

5.2 mi 8.3 km 1,021' Up 311.1 m Up 1,021' Down 311.13 m Down

Strouds…, PA
Favorite Looking ahead, you can see the next mile of RCT, down the utility corridor, nearing Rt 28, and then heading up Ridge Road, and back into trails at the top of the hill.

Rachel Carson Trail

39.1 mi 62.9 km 5,612' Up 1710.46 m Up 5,427' Down 1654.14 m Down

Gibsonia, PA
Favorite A view from the Mapleton overlook.

Thousand Steps to Ledge Quarry

2.6 mi 4.1 km 968' Up 295.19 m Up 968' Down 294.91 m Down

Mount U…, PA
Favorite Fingerspan Bridge - Actually pretty cool!

Wissahickon Valley Park

5.7 mi 9.2 km 501' Up 152.76 m Up 500' Down 152.48 m Down

Wyndmoor, PA
Favorite Muhlenberg sunrise.

Joseph Plumb Martin Trail

5.7 mi 9.2 km 300' Up 91.4 m Up 300' Down 91.4 m Down

Audubon, PA
Favorite This is on the Golden Eagle/Skyline Trail. This is the first spot on the upper east side about a half mile after you get on the Skyline Trail that includes big boulders you must scramble over.

Hawk Mountain Sanctuary Loop

4.2 mi 6.7 km 819' Up 249.73 m Up 819' Down 249.57 m Down

Hamburg, PA

Pennsylvania Hiking

  • 4,508 Miles 7,254 Kilometers of Trail
  • 123 Recommended Routes
  • 16 Gems Gems
  • 542 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 1,035 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 275 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Pennsylvania - 1,729

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69.1 mi 111.2 km #1Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail
Ohiopyle, PA
Ohiopyle, PA 32 
5.9 mi 9.5 km #2Orange Trail
Flourtown, PA
Flourtown, PA 15 
9.1 mi 14.7 km #3Trexler Border Trail
Schnecksville, PA
Schnecksville, PA 15 
27.6 mi 44.4 km #4Gerard Hiking Trail
Hasson Heights, PA
Hasson Heights, PA 13 
30.9 mi 49.8 km #5West Rim Trail
Wellsboro, PA
Wellsboro, PA 12 
42.3 mi 68.0 km #6Black Forest Trail
Renovo, PA
Renovo, PA
3.8 mi 6.2 km #7McCune Trail
Ohiopyle, PA
Ohiopyle, PA 10 
4.2 mi 6.8 km #8Tussey Mountain Trail
Boalsburg, PA
Boalsburg, PA
17.4 mi 27.9 km #9Twin Lakes Trail
Kane, PA
Kane, PA
0.5 mi 0.8 km #10Thousand Steps Trail
Mount Union, PA
Mount Union, PA

Photos of Pennsylvania - 1,296

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Sunset along the trail
Apr 12, 2015 near West Ha…, PA
Muhlenberg sunrise.
Apr 22, 2016 near King of…, PA
One of the many waterfalls along Toms Creek Trail.
Dec 7, 2016 near Pocono…, PA
Morning fog rolls across the McDade Recreational Trail.
Feb 2, 2017 near Saw Creek, PA
Fall color and sunshine.
Nov 2, 2018 near Upland, PA
Raymondville Falls, The Lower Falls
Jul 17, 2019 near Milford, PA
Slateford Creek Waterfalls
Jan 26, 2020 near Strouds…, PA
Slateford Creek Waterfalls
Jan 26, 2020 near Strouds…, PA