Hornbecks Creek Trail
ElevationAscent: 96' 29 m
Descent: -96' -29 m
High: 483' 147 m
Low: 387' 118 m
GradeAvg Grade: 2% (1°)
Max Grade: 5% (3°)
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“One of the best kept secrets in the Delaware Water Gap, this trail will certainly not disappoint!”— Hunter R
Family Friendly Kids will love the waterfalls and beautiful scenery along the trail.
Climbing through the ravine, keep your eyes peeled for a fork in the creek, at which point look left to see Lower Indian Ladders come into view. Follow the trail down to the falls, perhaps stop and eat your lunch, and take your time as you enjoy one of Pennsylvania's most beautiful cascades.
For those wishing to view the Upper Indian Ladders, return the way you came and drive to the Hornbecks Creek Upper Parking Area, from which point you can hike down the Hornbecks Creek Trail - Upper Indian Ladders Access to reach the brilliant upper falls.
Land Manager: NPS - Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area