hiking
10 days ago

The trail marked on this app really just follows the paved road around the park. If you're looking for more of a wilderness hike I would recommend taking one of the many marked trails inside the woods that lead you to the eternal flame. This one is unfortunately the only loop we could find. Still a nice, long hike though!

Very beautiful short hike. Beware of slippery rocks, muddy trail beds, and unearthed tree roots along the trail. Some areas of the trail are difficult to navigate due to these issues or downed trees. Keep on the trail and follow the small signs with flames on them. Seeing the flame and relaxing in the canyon at the end is well worth the trek!

Great trail and very light traffic. We ran into more hikers near the eternal flame and along the second half of the trail. The markers are a little confusing near the eternal flame overlook, but follow the trail up to the road, follow it a little ways, and you'll pick it back up again.

hiking
14 days ago

Definitely more difficult than preempted. Went after a rain storm and there was a lot of moving rocks and logs to get to the destination. But really beautiful and fun, nonetheless.

went with kids on our backs and still manageable. beautiful trail.

hiking
28 days ago

hiking
1 month ago

This was a beautiful but strenuous hike (with a 30 lb pack). The trails are wide and well maintained. Under recordings, you can follow our trip out and back recorded as two separate hiking segments. The area near the Eternal Flame is beautiful but dangerous. I took a lot of photos so you can see what to expect along the trail. I think this is the best "long hiking loop" I've found in the immediate Buffalo area.

hiking
1 month ago

Solid forest hike around the lower section of Chestnut Ridge Park. Includes both the Orienteering and Boy Scout trails. Additional small side trek near Seufert Rd to overlook the Eternal Flame Falls from above. Some steep sections. Tends to get muddy, better done mid to late summer after a day or two with no rain