Deep Hollow Falls on State Game Lands 36 in Bradford County just may be the prettiest waterfall you’ve never heard of!
While much larger, nearby waterfalls such as Bradford Falls get all the glory, Deep Hollow Falls is an impressive, albeit smaller, specimen in its own right.
Located a mere 250 yards from a Game Commission parking area, Deep Hollow Falls makes for a outstanding quick hike in a picturesque setting.
How to Find Deep Hollow Falls
Deep Hollow Falls is located just off of Deep Hollow Road on State Game Lands 36.
As with any hike on State Game Lands, be sure to observe the PA Game Commission’s blaze orange clothing requirements relevant to the time of year you are visiting.
An obvious, marked parking area can be found along Deep Hollow Road at GPS coordinates 41.64698, -76.52013.
Just look for this sign along the road, directly across from the Deep Hollow Falls Trail.
From the parking area, cross the road and look for the obvious, unblazed user trail going up the left side of the stream.
Lower Deep Hollow Falls
Follow the trail 200 yards upstream, and you’ll at first encounter a smaller waterfall (one I’m calling Lower Deep Hollow Falls for the purposes of this write-up), with the taller Deep Hollow Falls visible in the background.
The stream is small enough and shallow enough that you can carefully cross back and forth over it to photograph Lower Deep Hollow Falls from different angles if you so desire.
Deep Hollow Falls
Continue up the left side of the stream to the base of Deep Hollow Falls.
Along the way, you’ll see remnants of stacked-stone retaining walls, indicating that at some point in the distant past a rail or road bed extended up to Deep Hollow Falls as well.
Deep Hollow Falls stands approximately 20 feet tall, and is surrounded by imposing walls of rock.
If navigating by GPS, you’ll find Deep Hollow Falls at coordinates 41.64705, -76.51751.
Numerous smaller cascades populate the foreground in front of Deep Hollow Falls, making this a waterfall photographer’s dream!
The verdant greens of springtime certainly add to the fairytale-like setting at Deep Hollow Falls.
Being that this is a small stream, it’s best to try and catch Deep Hollow Falls after a heavy rain event, or after the spring thaw.
And if you do, prepare to be wowed!
Still not convinced you need to visit Deep Hollow Falls?
Then check out this video!
As mentioned earlier, the nearby Bradford Falls Trail is a 1.6 mile out-and-back hike to three fantastic waterfalls, including 70′ Bradford Falls, one of the tallest waterfalls in Pennsylvania!
Thomas Run Falls is yet another outstanding Bradford County waterfall, located on State Game Lands 12 near the ghost town of Laquin.
If you’re looking for something a little less adventurous, the breathtaking Holcomb Falls in Bradford County is literally roadside along Leroy Mountain Road.
If you’re looking for something MORE adventurous, check out my McIntyre Wild Area Waterfalls Guide, with directions to more than a dozen off-trail waterfalls in nearby Lycoming County.
33 Must-See Waterfalls in Tioga County is your guide to a wide array of waterfalls in Bradford County’s neighbor to the west.
25 Must-See Waterfalls in Sullivan County is your ticket to discovering some of the finest waterfalls in Bradford County’s neighbor to the south.
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