Great Gorge Trail

MODERATE 44 reviews
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Great Gorge Trail is a 4.9 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Ohiopyle, Pennsylvania that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from March until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
4.9 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
193 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dogs on leash

kid friendly

birding

camping

hiking

mountain biking

trail running

walking

forest

river

waterfall

wild flowers

muddy

hiking
1 month ago

loved this trail nice distance and well marked

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1 month ago

This was a very pretty out and back hike. Be sure to stop at the Cucumber Falls in the beginning of the hike or you'll miss a hidden gem!

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1 month ago

Too crowded and confusing.

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4 months ago

Nice hike out to cucumber falls will do this one again.

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4 months ago

4 months ago

After some searching, I located the trailhead at the Cucumber picnic area. Near the beginning, a bridge is washed out so you do have to cross the stream. I enjoy doing that though! A little further, you'll cross a road and eventually end up at Cucumber Falls. From there, I'm not sure which way you're supposed to go. I walked down to the fall and then back up. There were two trails that lead up a hill, but neither were marked so I turned back as I had already been hiking for a few hours. The park service really needs to step up their game when it comes to marking their trails.

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4 months ago

We started at Ohiopyle and went to Cucumber Falls, then Great Gorge, to Kentuck, to Johnathan Run, to GAP. It's about an 8 mile loop and beautiful! The last 2.8 miles is flat and easy.

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5 months ago

Beautiful waterfall