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About 3,000 acres in size, Promised Land State Park is on the Pocono Plateau, 1,800 feet above sea level, and is surrounded by 12,464 acres of Pennsylvanias Delaware State Forest, including natural areas. The forests of the park consist primarily of beech, oak, maple and hemlock trees. Two lakes and several small streams add to the parks outstanding scenic beauty.

hiking
9 days ago

Beautiful hike on a hot day. But having just rained the day before, the rocky trails were slippery. Better to stay on the north side of the creek , drier and not as muddy, to get to the trail - from the parking lot ( on the hill above the pond) turn right before you cross the bridge below the dam . My dogs loved the many spots they could walk into the cool pools of water in the creek. Oh and bring your camera!

Did Egypt Meadow trail with my two kids and wife. Kids are 7 and 5. Beautiful hike. Some nice views of the lake when there was clearing from the trees. Took almost 2 hours. Stopped for a little snack.

Pretty trail, but poorly marked along the leg that takes you back to the lake. So really only the loop part along the creek is worth following.

We agree with others that trail is definitely overgrown in some areas around the lake, so pants are a good idea. The blueberries along the whole lake trail are delicious.

Walked this trail as morning exercise. Nice views of the damn, stream and of little falls

hiking
26 days ago

Great place to walk, but definately needs some grooming.

Definately muddy, but a quiet and beautiful walk.

Beautiful walk. Really kid friendly walk that was easy enough for my 4 and 5 year olds with a lot of scenery for the adults. Good rocks for the kids to scramble and climb if they choose too!

Backside trail very overgrown. Lake was beautiful though

hiking
1 month ago

great hike. did it after a rainy day so it was wet but overall very good trail. well marked. Took my dog, very pet friendly. great views of the falls.

This trail was fantastic! Very scenic, lots to see. Not at all difficult to walk, although it has a decent amount of roots. Not too long, goes in a full loop which is great. Trail is easily marked and easy to follow. I can't wait to take my 8 year old sister here. Superb.

Decent trail. Long. Not very scenic. Very rocky at the beginning. I went with my girlfriend at around 11, but once it hits noon it gets very buggy. Not at all hard to follow, very wide and easily marked trail. Unfortunately, not too many places to stop and rest if you need it.

hiking
2 months ago