32 miles point-to-point. The trail offers miles of easy to moderate hiking, thanks to its crushed gravel surface. Not crowded. Free weekend shuttle service.
Here’s a great place for hiking and biking. The trail runs parallel to the Mauch Chunk Creek and provides easy access for fishing. Shuttle service and bike rental available in Jim Thorpe.
Super pretty 1800s lake originally dammed to harvest ice. 223 acres, 5 miles from Pocono Pines. Hiking, boating, fishing. Great.
Mount Wismer abuts 170-acres of Gravel Family Nature Preserve Hardwood forest, open fields, a variety of wildflowers. “Gorgeous” is the mildest possible word for this wrap-around panorama.
Designed to be handicapped-accessible, this peaceful 300-acre park of forest, meadows, and wetlands offers a picnic pavilion and well-marked, easy trails.
Pure nature, untouched, and wild. The Brodhead Creek, renowned for trout fishing, runs through it. Great for fishing and hiking from October through June.
Free, open to the public daily from 10am to 8pm. Well maintained, well-equipped playgrounds for the kids are the feature. Mountain terrain, picnic tables, grills. Great for kids.
Spectacularly beautiful falls with a steep and narrow staircase from the parking lot down to the falls. 0.8 trail loop around numerous cascades and steep ledges (which are slippery). Make it a peaceful fishing or viewing trip.
2nd highest waterfall in PA at 130 ft. Boardwalk trail, 2 waterfalls. Hemlock, rhododendron, birds, wildlife. Visitor center offers help and is staffed by friendly Park Rangers.
Great for kids. Highest falls in PA, only a few feet shorter than Niagra Falls. Short hike, fairly steep in places, boardwalk along 70%. Come early on weekends, wear comfy shoes.