Pulpit Rock

MODERATE 159 reviews
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Pulpit Rock is a 3.9 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Hamburg, Pennsylvania that features a great forest setting 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.

DISTANCE
3.9 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
928 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dog friendly

kid friendly

birding

hiking

nature trips

trail running

walking

forest

views

From the gate follow the road up to the Appalachian Trail, follow the white blazes through the switch backs then climb to the summit of Pulpit Rock.

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What a great hike. Took my dog and had a lovely afternoon

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Great moderate trail with spectacular views. Suggest staying to the right through the woods when hiking this trail. If you hike to the left, the hiking path is asphalt and gravel road with steep slope. While both offer challenge, the hike through the woods provides both challenge and equal recovery.

You won't go wrong with either after reaching the overlook. This was my 3rd hike to PR and had seen several copper head and rattle snakes among the rocks at the overlook which was pretty cool. The snakes were docile and sunny themselves on or between the rocks.

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Awesome incline

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