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An incredibly beautiful walk through the gorge and on the rim. It is busy from the park office to the old mans cave then all the non-hikers turn back. Once you are past the old man’s cave the number of hikers decreases immensely. It’s a beautiful, peaceful walk that has only a few moderate areas of hiking. I will definitely be back.

This trail can get muddy

on Pine Grove Trail

10 days ago

Nice wooded trail and the parking lot is less crowded than the Ledges parking lot on a cold day during the government shutdown. I saw one other person on the trail. Hilly in places and muddy after recent rain/melted snow. Beautiful area with some pines and many other trees and plant life.

on Hudson Springs Park

10 days ago

Beautiful but busy trail. I encountered probably 30 other people on the trail itself on a warm weekday evening. The trail is hilly in some places, running through mature trees around the pond. Saw a variety of plants and many geese. The park also has a disk golf course, kayaks for rent, fishing, picnic areas, and a large playground, all were busy during my visit.

Great trail with alot of history Im sure. Trail starts at an old farm that the park service probably made the people leave. Some old run down huts along the trail also. It got busier than expected but not bad. Has some options of getting on other trails also. You could also park at Crows Foot Gully and cross the street to access the trail.

10 days ago

The little brother to the famous Ledges Trail, this is a nice flat trail with changing scenery. Our 5 Y.O. Hiking Princess kept up like a champ, and there were plenty of twists and turns to keep her interest. Landscape and trail conditions were both impressive considering it’s the 5th day of 2019, it’s 50 degrees, and the government has been shut down for 2 weeks. A perfect start to a year full of adventure here in our Home Park and across the USA! Credit to my wife Amy for the photos. #SummitTrailBlazers

Pretty and diverse trail. Varied landscape.

This is a fun trail with lots of variety! Saw lots of Bluebirds which really surprised me here at the end of December. I started counter clockwise as another reviewer recommended. It was VERY muddy.

We went to this trail and planned on backpacking but there was a big sign that said camping was prohibited on PA state game lands and also signs about public hunting taking place. Kind of freaked us out so we went somewhere else. Trail looked narrow but well marked and there was a public parking lot.

The Pine Grove section of this hike is very nice and quiet. We had the trail all to ourselves. Big contrast to the Ledges with all it's rock outcroppings and people! The view from the overlook was outstanding, even on an overcast day. The distance is probably closer to 4.2 miles per my GPS.

Good trail. Picked a bad day full of rain but the trail is so well-kept.

Another day exploring the “this is not a trail” (s) with my person.Great hike and great captures☺️ 

I only hiked about 3.5 miles in because of limited daylight. Trail is VERY well marked. Yellow blazes mark the trail from the parking lot to the main NCT. After that, follow the blue blazes. I never questioned if I was following the proper pathway. Beautiful autumn hike. I did not see one other human the entire 3.5 miles in or the 3.5 miles back to the car.

not a difficult trail, nice views probly better when it's nicer out

This one quickly jumped to the top of our favorites list. We loved that within a few minutes of being out of the car we were already exploring caves. Really great trail!

Sooo I loved this hike! I’m in my thirties.. very do-able. However, my two hiking buds were in their 60s annnd this was a bit strenuous for them. 100% recommend trekking poles for someone who isn’t as able- bodied or wants that extra support. I would describe it as light rock crawling lol ... muddy, sometimes slick. I’d say it was about 6 miles round trip. The trail was beautiful though! I just probably wouldn’t have chosen this trail if I knew it was going to be as challenging for those I was with. I’d also leave the pups at home... ours pull way too much for this one. I’ll be back better prepared :) and wear better footwear than tennis shoes.. I doubt this area is ever dry.

2 months ago

If you get to the meadow, you’ve gotten off trail. I saw another review that said once you get to the meadow it gets confusing/is no signage. I made the same mistake while talking and hiking, just flying through.

Great trail. Short and an easy loop, but the inclines are nice and the few rock ledges are great for taking a rest and looking over the gorge. I take pups there AFTER we’ve gone for relatively long hike to cool off.

great trail and fun place to explore.

Great trail that changes scenery pretty often. Would recommend going counter clockwise when you get to the loop about .5 miles or so from the trailhead.

Love the scenic view, great hike/workout!

Clean, beautiful trail. Perfect in the fall.

Recommend going after some rain! Falls were impressive after 3 days of rain. Large parking area and bathrooms at trail head.

Quick and easy hike with great scenery.

Very beautiful. Small hills

2 months ago

great hike. some challenging hills.

Very good hike, beautiful views and long hike. Would definitely recommend and go again.

The Gorge Overlook was a pleasant, easy trail. It gets crowded by Old Man’s Cave. Recommend to go early morning to beat the crowds.

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