Glen Onoko Falls Trail

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Glen Onoko Falls Trail is a 3.1 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
3.1 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
1017 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

birding

fishing

hiking

mountain biking

nature trips

rock climbing

trail running

walking

cave

forest

river

views

waterfall

wild flowers

wildlife

rocky

scramble

washed out

Tough in some spots but totally worth it. Wear reliable shoes and get ready to climb some rocks! Some of the trail markers are hard to see/find as they're painted on the rocks and trees and are very faded. Keep your eyes open for them. I completed the whole loop and once you get to the top of the falls, it's all downhill from there, literally!

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2 days ago

Understood the meaning of slippery slopes xD It was a refreshing trek, didn't make it fully to the top but reached till the upper falls..definitely planning to visit another time!

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2 days ago

Great hike but not very well marked in some places and crowded at most of the falls points. Follow the shoreline of the river until you get to the mouth of the stream. Start to head up the stream on the right side and eventually you will get on the orange trail (you'll see markings on the rocks). This route requires a little bit of hands and knees crawling under brush but it made for an adventure. Once you're on the trail it is easy to follow. The falls are beautiful and the water is very refreshing. The top of the very last fall is now blocked off due to people falling to their deaths... what a shame, it used to be such a nice lunch spot with a great view. Continue up the orange trail and you will find yourself looking at a sign with a large fire pit on the left. We took the red trail (turn right at the sign) back down. This trail is not very well marked especially at the bottom so beware of your general location.
All in all, a great hike with beautiful views. Take your time to stop at each waterfall and enjoy it fully.

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4 days ago

hard fun trail but lots of garbage and terrible trail marking.

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5 days ago

my wife an I went today and it was absolutely amazing. some of the most beautiful scenery I've seen in my life. definitely will do it again

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10 days ago

GREAT HIKE! I went up along the falls trail, which was exciting. Plenty of photo opportunity and excellent views. Once I got to the third waterfall, I took a red blazed trail back down to the parking lot (found this in a blog - located slightly beyond the third water fall, bear to the left, there's a small open area with a fire pit where you'll find the trail head - makes the hike roughly 3 miles). IMO not overall a super difficult trail, but be sure to watch your footing and take your time.

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11 days ago

Awesome trail!.. awesome falls!..

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