Preachers Camp Trail is a 6 mile out and back trail located near Eldred Township, PA that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.
dogs on leash
Directions from Lehighton, PA: Just off U.S. Route 209, 5 miles east of Lehighton, Beltzville State Park is accessible from the Northeast Extension of the Pennsylvania Turnpike, immediately off turnpike Exit 34. After passing through toll booth, follow the signs to the park's south side (Preacher's Camp area). Along US 209 is access the Preacher's Camp lot. Trail begins there traveling in an easterly direction.
I'd give zero stars if I could, who marked this as public??! It is not a public trail, it is owned by a private Hunting club, and it's a hunting area, so I would never hike there, regardless!