Pennsylvania June 10, 2015
10 MORE Epic Hiking Spots In Pennsylvania
Back in March, Only In Your State put out a list of
10 Epic Hiking Spots In Pennsylvania. It was such a hit that we thought we’d post a sequel list– especially now that we’re in the full swing of summer. Enjoy these ten additional places that are perfect for a day away from the hubbub of everyday life.
1. Ricketts Glen State Park, Sullivan County
Ricketts Glen is known for having some of the most beautiful waterfalls in the area.
2. Pine Creek Gorge, Waterville
Pine Creek Gorge is also known as the Grand Canyon of Pennsylvania-- a name deserved for its dramatic elevation.
3. World's End State Park, Sullivan County
World's End State Park will make you feel like you are really in another world all together. It's wild beauty will enchant you.
4. Cook Forest State Park, Clarion County
The old growth forest in Cook Forest State Park has some of the oldest trees in Pennsylvania-- they are truly a majestic sight.
5. McConnells Mill State Park, Lawrence County
This park is best known for its deep gorge, covered bridge, and watermill.
6. French Creek State Park, Berks County
French Creek State Park includes the warm water Scotts Run Lake, where the largest smallmouth bass in the state was caught.
7. Allegheny National Forest, Warren
Allegheny National Forest is huge, covering over 800 square miles. There are many trails for you to explore here-- just be careful not to get lost.
8. Hickory Run State Park, Carbon County
Hickory Run State Park is one of "25 Must-See Pennsylvania State Parks," probably due not only to its gorgeous trails but also its gigantic boulder field.
9. Black Moshannon State Park, Centre County
Black Moshannon State Park has the largest bog in the entire state of Pennsylvania. It will surely give you a unique hiking experience.
10. Nolde Forest Environmental Education Center, Berks County
This park is named after Jacob Nolde, a German environmentalist who settled in Pennsylvania in the early 1900s. Upon his death, the land was instituted as an environmental education center, in order to carry on his mission.
What is your favorite place to go hiking in Pennsylvania? Let us know which ones we forgot in the comments below, and don’t forget to share with your friends!