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a real relaxing trail

Great for all!

hiking
21 hours ago

Should be marked as moderate/difficult. In some spots it was challenging.

Falls were astounding—amazing noise & power of water. Huge amount of work planking and railing the trail and the great views of the falls make it worth the cost. Fascinating to see the brown (tannins?) water on the main stream, but a clear one feeding it. Great diversity of mushrooms!

it was very nice

Beautiful waterfall and scenery. Really enjoyed the fact you could walk under the falls. Easy to get to.

hiking
10 days ago

Great trail and doesn’t take long! If you want to relax after the hike, there is also a picnic area at the boat launch just nearby.

Beautiful trail and waterfall. Great for kids! But watch out where you step we had a rattlesnake on the trail 2 feet in front of us before we saw it.

I’m 72 years old and in excellent shape. AllTrails rates this hike as “easy” but my own observations mixed with comments I solicited from other hikers were: “challenging “, “dicey”, “treacherous” and “more moderate” . The path follows a rushing stream with falls and ponds. It’s beautiful but the path itself is often narrow, rock and root filled, and slippery. Hickory Run State park considers this hike the “most difficult “ in the park. Be cautious.

Had a great hike. Lots to see at every turn. some roots on the trails but no worries. Our dogs had no troubles either. We are marking this one as one of our favorites

Fun hike, not too challenging. Lots of cool sights.

easy 5 and something km. easy to track the red labels on the trees. beautiful waterfalls across the path.

this might be my favorite place in PA. I'd recommend doing the loop clockwise though, due to steepness of the trail at some spots. always a beautiful day at ricketts glen

Went a week following heavy rains
The lower trail was actually closed for repairs from flooding. The falls were gorgeous at full volume. From Lake Rose Trail head, be sure to take the Highland Trail route down. The loop is better in this direction. Loved the trails...from wide wooded to steep stairsteps to laid out "slate-like" sidewalks, plus along the rushing creek. With a lot of picture taking, we finished just under 3.

We went at a perfect time and i took some awesome pics so it was pretty cool!!

Loved this state park. Amazing views and so well kept! Highly recommend a visit!

It was a good hike with a good number of waterfalls . The loop was roughly 6 miles and it took us 3 hours . Nothing too crazy but you need to have good shoes ! The views were great at some of the waterfalls .

hiking
20 days ago

Beautiful views bottom trail hard

Beautiful gorgeous it was great

very easy walk through a beautiful quiet place. will definately be back.

3 hours of beauty... yes, your feet are going to hurt as never but totally awesome. Ganoga, Reynolds... all the falls will get your heart.

It rained off and on during our hike, and since it was raining today (and rained the previous day) there was lots of water flowing and very few people. Nice.

Yes, you have to pay for admission, but the boardwalks give you access to some otherwise inaccessible views inside the gorge. Lots of trees fell as a result of the nor’ easter last March. Privately owned Bushkill Falls is open and NPS Dingmans Falls and George W. Childs are both still closed.

hiking
25 days ago

Packs a lot of great river and water fall views in a short hike. The surrounding forest is also really nice and you can easily get lost exploring thinking your in another country. P

Great hike with phenomenal views... not much wildlife until you get to parts with less people.
We saw a wild turkey after we crossed over the dam to the other side.
We're going back in the fall.

Beautiful trail and a fairly easy march for my wife and I as well as our kids aged 6,8,10,12,14, and 16. Stay off the flat rocks before the second dam. They were a little slick. I fell hard and broke my shoulder. Completely on me... Learn from my mistake.

Nice trail, nice place to visit. put this on your to do list.

1 month ago

Nice trail with a great variety of things to look at and picturesque spots.

hiking
1 month ago

Beautiful and sort of easy. Well maintained. Need to pay to get in ($14.5). Def come back

No waterfall right now, only a trickle, but it was fun hiking up the dry river bed! Great time, do NOT wear flip flops.

Nice scenic walk with beautiful waterfalls along the trails. It is a little congested but was an enjoyable walk. A lot of great photo opportunities.

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