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heavily packed on weekends.

This is one of my favorite hikes that I’ve ever done!! It’s amazing to see so many waterfalls in one day! Each big & beautiful! Easy trail. Don’t miss the little red lizards!

This is one of my favorite hikes! It is very crowded during the summer because people swim at the base of the falls, but the trails are never overpacked. The rocks can get very slippery so you need to wear shoes with good traction. The views are incredible every step of the way!

This was such an amazing hike that I came back 2 days later and hiked the loop again. A must see for everyone.

Beautiful woods/rock hike! A fair amount of terrain change/hills. A great workout!

Great hike. Loved some of the views. The markings could have been a lil better but over all would do this again.

11 days ago

Cool hike! King and Queen was great view but busy

Some nice views and facilities. The trail is very well marked.

A muddy, flat buggy mess. Also, too many people patrolling the area.
You feel like you’re doing something wrong the whole time.

As for the rest of the park? Don’t do this. Don’t do that. Everywhere a sign!

17 days ago

Fun hike, really enjoyed it. The King and Queen seat was very busy.

22 days ago

I love it here

After a friend of ours bought property in the Catoctin mountains, my husband fell in love with it. Few months ago, we took a trip to Gettysburg and decided to spontaneously get tattoos. He got Chimney Rock inside his tattoo even though we have never seen it. Last weekend, we took the trail and saw it for the first time and it was breath-taking.

Fun trail

Some trails need better markings. Not crowded at all. Parts are easy, but does have some moderate trails.

Great hike with lots of steps. Recommend hiking boots as it was wet throughout the trail.

Great hike. One of the best in Pennsylvania I would have to agree. Went the full loop and saw all the falls. Definitely will come back and do it again.

Even though it is kind of a tough loop. I had not hiked in a long while and was able to make it through it without too much pain. Very important to have good hiking shoes because the trail is quite rocky and wet.

rock climbing
28 days ago

Been there almost annually for past 5 years in January. Crampons and ice gear a MUST in Winter

trail running
29 days ago

Best part of the Loyalsock-Link Loop. Awesome creekside campsites with places to swim. Much drier than the Loyalsock.

We hiked this trail from the A/T at Miller's Gap to Colonel Denning state park . Clocked in at 28 miles. Once you leave the AT there is no water so plan accordingly. Trail follows the ridge line , if you like walking on rocks, this is for you. Stayed at the Charlie Irvin shelter at about mile 16. Great views. Then another 13 miles to the park. It's a slow go and torture on you feet. Glad I did it, but probably not again.

1 month ago

Was hard, but we loved it. The vista made it worth the work. Took our 9 year old and he rocked it.

beautiful! was expecting one fall and a short hike .. 6 miles later and about 30 falls later! so cool.

1 month ago

We did this trail on Saturday. The last time was about 3 years ago. They've done an amazing job building steps around the water cistern, where it used to be really slippery. There's also evidence of work in other places, including a reroute to include a switchback to replace a formerly steep section. I'm told this is the work of Tom Scully and his rock crew. Great job!!

A few caveats. Much of Col. Denning State Park is closed for renovations. The parking lot just across from the camp was closed, I think because camp is still in session. To park, you have to go into the park and go to the far north end to park. Then, you walk to the south end of the park and find either the lower blue blazed trail or the upper trail, both of which intersect with the trail to Flat Rock.

If you haven't done this hike lately, you should.

Beautiful trail starting from top with a moderate effort going back up.

1 month ago

Hard trail as the incline is steep but a lot of fun! View is spectacular! I use to hike this in college with my roommates and team mates. We always enjoyed it!

Really nice hike. We took 6 kids with us ages 6-12. They all were able to make the hike to Dutchman falls and the Haystacks. It was well worth the trip. The kids enjoyed playing at the Haystacks.

An amazing place every Pennsylvanian should hike. Such a gem, and we are so lucky to have this place in PA. The waterfalls are all beautiful and breathtaking. I loved every minute we were there. Swam in a couple holes and waterfalls which was refreshing. Very busy when I was there. The hike is hard at times and can be dangerous if not prepared. I completed the whole loop...was about 9 miles total, but worth it! Make sure you wear boots there. I saw several people almost die because they had the wrong footwear.

A little crowded but with this kind of scenery it’s to be expected. If you’re a fan of waterfalls you got to do this hike. It is a photographers dream.

great hike. Section B was closed due to flooding. be prepared with a good amount of water

1 month ago

Hiked trail A. Great view, great workout. Has some challenging areas so, appropriate shoes are suggested. Will definitely go again. Does get a bit congested in the later morning hours.

Moderate tough with beautiful river side scenery and the sound of gushing river water.

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