10 Trails In Pennsylvania You Must Take If You Love The Outdoors

We can all probably agree that hiking’s one of the best outdoor activities, no matter the time of the year. We’ve lucky enough to live in a state that’s brimming with trails – ranging from easy to difficult – that run through large cities, small towns, forest, and state parks. Hiking is a fun way to spend time with family, friends, or to unwind by yourself. Here are some of the best hiking trails in Pennsylvania.

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Do you agree that these are some of the best hiking trails in Pennsylvania? What trails would you add to the list? Let us know in the comments! Then check out these nine hiking trails in Pennsylvania, also among the state’s best.

Address: 82 Cabin Bridge Rd, Forksville, PA 18616, USA
Address: Slate Run, PA 17769, USA
Address: State Rte 414, Cammal, PA 17723, USA
Address: Appalachian Trail, Pennsylvania, USA
Address: 757 Pine Tree Rd, Hughesville, PA 17737, USA
Address: Lackawanna State Forest, Buck River Rd, Thornhurst Township, PA 18424, USA
Address: 567 Mt Olivet Rd, Wyoming, PA 18644, USA
Address: Upper Black Eddy, PA 18972, USA
Address: Huntingdon, PA 16652, USA
Address: 6011 State Park Rd, Pipersville, PA 18947, USA
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Best Hiking Trails In Pennsylvania

March 23, 2021

What are the most beautiful hikes in Pennsylvania?

We have no shortage of places to hike in Pennsylvania – from trails that wind through big cities and small towns to those that meander through forests and state parks. The two-mile Hector Falls Trail, for example, runs through Allegheny National Forest and boasts such natural beauty as a waterfall, lush forest trees, and a boulder. At just under two miles, the Stairway Lake Trail in Delaware State Forest clocks in at just shy of three miles, and a lot of beauty is packed in those short miles. Journey through the forest, over picturesque footbridges, and to a shimmering lake.

Which hikes in Pennsylvania are short and sweet?

On the lookout for outdoor adventures in Pennsylvania? You’ll find plenty of them in some of the most unique short and sweet hikes the state has to offer. Seven Tubs Nature Area in Wilkes-Barre, for example, is an idyllic destination for an adventure, any time of the year. Follow the 1.8-mile trail that will lead you past a series of natural tubs, a waterfall, and even a fairy house. Angel Falls Trail in Loyalsock State Forest is another short and sweet hike. The trail clocks in at just under 2.5 miles and leads to the 70-foot Angel Falls.

What are the best waterfall hikes in Pennsylvania?

Spend time among Pennsylvania nature on one of the best waterfall hikes in the state, maybe even the country. Falls Trail winds over seven miles through Ricketts Glen State Park and boasts 21 waterfalls. It’s a challenging hike, but well-worth it if you’re up for that challenge. The highlight of the trail is, undoubtedly, the 94-foot Ganoga Falls. For an easy waterfall trail, follow Pigeon Run Falls Trail in Allegheny National Forest. The trail spans just two miles and is rated easy for hikers of all ages and skill levels. Natural features include Pigeon Falls and babbling brooks.

Address: 82 Cabin Bridge Rd, Forksville, PA 18616, USA
Address: Slate Run, PA 17769, USA
Address: State Rte 414, Cammal, PA 17723, USA
Address: Appalachian Trail, Pennsylvania, USA
Address: 757 Pine Tree Rd, Hughesville, PA 17737, USA
Address: Lackawanna State Forest, Buck River Rd, Thornhurst Township, PA 18424, USA
Address: 567 Mt Olivet Rd, Wyoming, PA 18644, USA
Address: Upper Black Eddy, PA 18972, USA
Address: Huntingdon, PA 16652, USA
Address: 6011 State Park Rd, Pipersville, PA 18947, USA