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Mount Minsi via Appalachian Trail is a 5 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Delaware Water Gap, Pennsylvania that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, running, nature trips, and bird watching and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Length 5.0 mi Elevation gain 1,049 ft Route type Loop

Dogs on leash

Hiking

Nature trips

Bird watching

Running

Forest

Lake

River

Views

Wild flowers

Wildlife

Blowdown

Rocky

Scramble

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Jeff Bailey
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HikingBugs

Enjoyable hike, got stung by bees on the way down, so be careful.

K s.
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HikingGreat!

Arrived 8am on a Sunday to a 90% full parking lot. Great trail more of an easy/ moderate. Go early = no bees. That morning it was cloudy/ foggy so we had limited views up at the top. it was great to hike amongst the rolling cloud like fog.

Sarah Gaughan
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Hiking

95% cool 5% bees

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Rev C
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Hiking

Excellent trail. And we didn’t have any issues with bees.

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Alyssa Rae
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HikingRocky

Nice, moderate, walkable incline makes for a good workout without much fuss. Views were nice across the river of Mt Tammany. SO crowded, which was the biggest draw back for me. Would make for a good evening / sunset hike looking west over the river.

Cameron Knickerbocker
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Hiking

Great, clean trail. Some bees, just keep moving you’ll be ok

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Joana Barraza
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Nature tripsBugsGreat!Rocky

Lots of Bees I got stung today. Pretty Narly incline up to the summit. Worth it of course

Amy Saborsky
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HikingBugs

The trail was beautiful. But about 1/4 mile from the overlook there were a ton of wasps or bees. I got stung multiple times as did my 9yo. We sadly didn’t make it to the overlook and had to hike back down to make sure we were ok. Luckily we are ok, but look out and be safe.

Nisha Mony
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HikingBugsMuddyRocky

Trail was great! However, many bees were in the area. Many people got stung. Wear sleeves!!

Ed Furman
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HikingGreat!MuddyRocky

Took the Lake Road Trail up & back down. Moderate incline basically the whole way. Great view at the top. Definitely recommend good hiking boots. Loose rock most of the path. Our young son and puppy were able to handle this trail. Parking was full @ 9 am (Saturday). We were able to park on the main drag in Delaware Water Gap.

Rajeev Rajan
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Hiking

beautiful trail. but a bit rocky!l two spots in particular are both great for a break to and nice lookout points. i recommend to start hiking from the left side as you start.

Andra Vercauteren
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Hiking

Lots of bee and I got stung and shade.

Sam Kolb
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Hiking

Crowded early

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Sean Petschulat
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HikingBugsMuddyRocky

Great trail, but pure climbing. Only issue with the trail was that the path coming back down isn’t very well mapped out, I ended up getting off course about 2 miles before I realized I wasn’t on the actual trail anymore. The view at the top was amazing and surreal. Definitely recommend

Kevin Riley
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Hiking

Nice trek. Narrow, rocky path with the occasional scramble. Proper footwear is definitely suggested.

Dennis Golomazov
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Hiking

California-level trail, gorgeous views and very nice path.

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Luke Johnson
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HikingGreat!Rocky

Walked this trail the same day I completed the Mount Tammany: Red Dot and Blue Dot Loop Trail. Recommend doing this second because Mount Tammany trail is a faster incline and more difficult. Parking is in short supply at both places so go early or try a weekday. Followed the AT to the top, not so bad. Awesome view of Mount Tammany and beyond. The side trail coming down is easy and basically a gravel path. This took me about 2.5 hours round trip.

Sean Carr
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HikingRocky

More challenging than I anticipated. There are some sections that are steep and technical, hand over hand scrambling. Bring plenty of water and good footwear. All ages, kids may need some help at the scrambles.

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Jlsvs I
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Hiking

awesome views and a bit steep but worth it!!! loved it :)

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Chelsea Hipwell
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Hiking

At 8:30am on a Friday morning, parking (at the foot of the trail) was available (small lot though; if full, you could probably park on the main street and walk to the start of the trail). Moderate at the start, then steep rocky incline to the top was difficult, but possible and worth it. Trail was well-marked, but research ahead of time and familiarity with the general expected shape of the trail was helpful. Recommend for the view!

Paige Dellosso
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HikingRocky

This is a quick trail. It’s 2.5 miles in and 2.5 miles out. I took the scenic trail on the way back. It’s mostly shaded with not too much incline. Took me under 2 hours to complete. I only give it 2 stars because it’s an easy trail rather than moderate and I’ve seen better views. Although it’s easy to navigate and a great way to hike through the wilderness with only a couple hours on hand.

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