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Worlds End State Park is in a narrow S-shaped valley of the Loyalsock Creek just south of Forksville, Sullivan County. Loyalsock Canyon Vista, reached via Mineral Spring and Cold Run roads, provides outstanding views, especially during fall foliage.

hiking
2 days ago

hiking
3 days ago

Great PA woodland hike. Great overlook and lots of varied wildlife. Trail can be steep in places.

backpacking
3 days ago

Excellent backpacking trail. Completed the entire trail in five days, with one those days used to rest in Worlds End SP. Saw a lot of wildlife including black bear and timber rattlesnakes. Many great overlooks and is a great cross section of a Pennsylvania back country forest.
I have day hiked many portions of the trail several times. The section from below High Knob into Worlds End SP is good as well as challenging.
Recommend doing the whole thing if you get a chance. West to east.

hiking
14 days ago

hiking
1 month ago

Had a free day so drove up from central PA Easy to find trailhead. Park near family camping entrance.
Ascends quickly then undulates in the forest. Change in temp, foliage moss ferns and mushrooms plus imposing beautiful stone along the way.
Nice lookout over the creek canyon. Preview at " Warren's window" part way up is just as lovely as top

Did not see ANY other hikers- yes Thursday 10 am but it is midsummer.

One draw back. - Close to road 20% of the time even at viewpoint
There is a road to the top

hiking
1 month ago

This loop is 4 miles and well marked and well maintained. Part of the trail follows the loyal sock creek which is very nice to sit at after your hike. We will definetely return in the fall

backpacking
1 month ago

This was an amazing hike with views. Mile for mile definitely one of the best hikes I've been on. It was difficult and I would recommend to anyone and would go back myself. Miles 30-45 were my favorite along with the final two mile stretch. Gorgeous!!!!

Fun hike! A few notes: the hike out to the falls follows the Loyalstock Trail and then a blue dot trail to view the falls, both are well marked. To come back on the loop as the map here shows we followed the old Loyalstock trail which is not frequently travelled and possibly no longer maintained (large trees down on the trail). We had to search hard to find the faint yellow and red markings still barely remaining on the trees. It made for an adventure but may have been easier to do as an out and back.

trail was definitely more like 4.5 miles, very steep at times and i would consider it more difficult. we did it in about 3 hours and would definitely do it again!

backpacking
1 month ago

Great hike to get out and see nature at its finest. My girl friend and I did this as a overnighter to just get out. As we started our trip, within the first mile we encountered 5 bear in two different locations. Scared my girl friend but we survived. The hiking is a bit rough from the start with an uphill trek from the start. Uphill most of the way to the falls. I will be doing this again with my son very soon. The falls are beautiful and worth the trip.

hiking
2 months ago

on Link Trail

2 months ago

The whole Link trail is 7 miles one way, ending near Shanersburg road on rt 154 about 4 miles from the beginning of the trail, or at 14 mile out and back. Lot of different terrain.

I did this trail solo in three days...cut five miles off at the end by skipping world's end because I injured my knee on mile four.

This trail does not follow a Ridgeline, it cuts across many ridge lines so you are constantly either descending or ascending. The terrain was pretty challenging as well. I do remember it was very beautiful but I would never hike this in its entirety again (but maybe that's more because Im more of a day tripper)

hiking
2 months ago

Good hike but was HARD!