Little Shickshinny Falls is a beautiful 25-foot tall waterfall located on State Game Lands 260 in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania.
Little Shickshinny Falls FAQs
Little Shickshinny Falls is located 1.25 miles east of the town of Shickshinny, which in turn is located on the banks of the Susquehanna River along Route 11 in Luzerne County.
Yes – use GPS coordinates 41.14796, -76.16981 to navigate to the gravel State Game Lands parking lot along Shickshinny Valley Road.
The trail head is located at a wooden Game Commission gate a few yards to the west of the parking lot. IMPORTANT NOTE: The trail head IS NOT at the metal gate at the rear of the parking lot – that trail will lead you east, AWAY from Little Shickshinny Falls.
Short – approximately 300 yards along an old forest road.
Yes – the GPS coordinates for Little Shickshinny Falls are 41.14883, -76.17280, although the trail / old forest road leads you directly to the top of the falls.
An obvious, narrow footpath leads down the slope to the bottom of the falls, and a rope attached to a tree acts as a handrail of sorts. However, I have no idea who placed the rope there or how long ago, so ATTEMPT THIS STRICTLY AT YOUR OWN RISK!
Approximately 25 feet tall, and approximately 15 feet wide at the bottom.
A man-made dam just a few yards upstream from Little Shickshinny Falls is a very photogenic spot as well.
Still not convinced you need to visit out Little Shickshinny Falls?
Then check out this video!
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