The One Place In Pennsylvania That Looks Like Something From Middle Earth

Step straight into a magical world of hobbits, elves, and good versus evil when you visit Loyalsock State Forest. Or, at least feel as though Merry, Pippin, Frodo, or Legolas might be traveling through the state forest, carpeted with lush green and protected by towering trees. Are you ready for a trip to Pennsylvania’s very own Middle Earth (and, in some spots, the Shire)?

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

What other spots in Pennsylvania remind you of Middle Earth? To feel as though you’ve stepped into a magical wardrobe, journey to Rothrock State Forest.