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Granite monument at the Mason and Dixon Line Park along the Great Allegheny Passage.

Exploring the Mason and Dixon Line Park along the Great Allegheny Passage

The Mason and Dixon Line Park is a small but educational park at the southernmost point of the Great Allegheny Passage in Pennsylvania. Surveyed to settle a land dispute between two prominent English colonial families...
Lehigh Gorge Overlook along the Mount Pisgah Trail.

Hiking the Mount Pisgah Trail in Jim Thorpe

The Mount Pisgah Trail in Jim Thorpe is a steep but easy-to-follow trail leading up Mount Pisgah to a pair of fantastic Carbon County vistas. The trail utilizes former right-of-ways from the Switchback Railroad, built...
Covered Bridge along the Marilla Bridges Trail near Bradford, Pennsylvania.

Hiking the Marilla Bridges Trail in McKean County

The Marilla Bridges Trail is a gorgeous 1-mile loop trail around the Marilla Reservoir near Bradford, just a few minutes south of the Pennsylvania/New York border. This crushed limestone trail offers a mostly-flat and picturesque...
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...
Looking out over the water from the Colyer Lake Trail near State College.

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:...

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