There’s A Hike Near Pittsburgh That Leads You Straight To An Abandoned POW Camp

Hiking provides us with the unique opportunity to connect with nature, but it also promises so much more. After all, we never know what natural wonder or historical artifact we may stumble upon. Fair warning. Today’s hike takes us just under three hours from downtown Pittsburgh. If you’re history buff or love hiking, however, you’ll definitely want to plan a day trip or an overnighter for this unforgettable hike near Pittsburgh that leads straight to an abandoned World War II POW Camp.

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