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Hiking through the rock formations along the Fred Woods Trail in Cameron County

Hiking the Fred Woods Trail in Cameron County

The Fred Woods Trail in the Elk State Forest is a 4.57 mile-long hike that takes you past two fantastic vistas, as well as one of Pennsylvania's finest rock formations. How to Find the Fred...
The Colyer Lake Trail just outside State College Pennsylvania.

Hiking the Colyer Lake Trail Near State College

The Colyer Lake Trail is a scenic and relatively easy to hike 2.6 mile trail that loops around the PA Fish and Boat Commission's Colyer Lake in Centre County. How to Find the Colyer Lake...
The author photographing a late winter sunrise at Baughman Rock Overlook.

10 of the Best Hiking Trails at Ohiopyle State Park

Ohiopyle State Park in Fayette County is home to nearly 80 miles of "official" hiking trails. From rugged mountain ridges to smooth riverside rail trails, there's an exciting trail for hikers of any skill level...
An autumn view of Youghioghney River from the Ferncliff Trail at Ohiopyle State Park.

Hiking the Ferncliff Trail at Ohiopyle State Park

The Ferncliff Trail is one of the most scenic hiking trails at Ohiopyle State Park! This 1.8 mile loop takes hikers on a journey around the perimeter of the Ferncliff Peninsula, an ecological wonder and...
How to find Spruce Flats Bog in the Laurel Highlands region of Pennsylvania.

Exploring Spruce Flats Bog in Westmoreland County

Spruce Flats Bog in the Forbes State Forest is the lesser-known neighbor of Beam Rocks Overlook to the east and Wolf Rocks Overlook to the west. And while a bog might not sound as exciting...
The 1000 Steps Trailhead in Huntingdon County.

Hiking the 1000 Steps in Huntingdon County

The 1000 Steps along the Standing Stone Trail is one of the most famous hikes in Huntingdon County! The reasons for its fame are many - the challenging nature of the hike, the ease with...
Graffiti inside the northern nuclear jet engine bunker in the Quehanna Wild Area.

The 8 Spookiest-Sounding Hikes in Pennsylvania

Hell's Hollow Falls. Shades of Death Trail. Abandoned munitions bunkers. Deserted superhighways. Ghost towns. Forget about fake haunted houses and characters in Halloween costumes. Here are 8 REAL spooky-sounding hikes you can take in Pennsylvania! Legal Disclaimer:...
Penn State campus as viewed from the MIke Lynch Overlook on Mount Nittany.

Hiking Mount Nittany Near State College

Hiking Mount Nittany is one of those "bucket list" items that every past and present Penn Stater aspires to do! Looming large on the horizon of State College and the Penn State main campus, Mount...
Rusty Glessner taking in the sunrise over the Salisbury Viaduct.

Exploring the Salisbury Viaduct in Somerset County

The Salisbury Viaduct is just one of the many engineering marvels along the 150 mile-long Great Allegheny Passage, the longest multi-use rail trail in Pennsylvania. Visited by thousands of hikers, bikers, sightseers, and photographers every...
Looking out over the Pine Creek Gorge at Leonard Harrison State Park.

Exploring the Turkey Path at Leonard Harrison State Park

The Turkey Path is a popular mile-long hiking trail in the Pennsylvania Grand Canyon that combines stunning views with several outstanding waterfalls. The trail descends 750 feet from the vistas up top to the banks...

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