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Best trails in Pennsylvania

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Trying to find the best Pennsylvania trails? AllTrails has 2,135 great hiking trails, trail running trails, mountain biking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Pittsburgh, York or Philadelphia, we've got you covered. If you're looking for great Pennsylvania state park trails, check out Ricketts Glen State Park. Or for some great local park options, check out Fairmount Park near Philadelphia or Hawk Mountain Sanctuary. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 1,115 easy trails in Pennsylvania ranging from 0.6 to 61.9 miles and from 0 to 3,208 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Pennsylvania
Top trails (2135)
#1 - Mount Minsi via Appalachian Trail
Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area
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Length: 5 mi • Est. 2 h 1 m
Mount Minsi via Appalachian Trail is a 5 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Delaware Water Gap, Pennsylvania that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily Show more
#2 - Ricketts Glen Falls Loop
Ricketts Glen State Park
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Length: 6.6 mi • Est. 3 h 20 m
Please beware of weather related closures. Falls Trail in Ricketts Glen State Park is the classic hike in the park. It's also one of the best hikes in all of Pennsylvania and is considered by many tShow more
#3 - Appalachian Trail, Pinnacle Trail, Valley Rim and Pulpit Rock
Hamburg, Pennsylvania
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Length: 9.1 mi • Est. 4 h 30 m
A great hike on portions of the Appalachian Trail. Observatory is enroute to Pinnacle with outstanding views of Lehigh Valley and Interstate 78. Lots of wildlife to watch along the way. The address fShow more
#4 - Ricketts Glen Falls
Ricketts Glen State Park
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Length: 3.3 mi • Est. 1 h 49 m
17 Amazing waterfalls along a steep but well-maintained trail Have good footwear for this one...It's often wet and slippery even though the trail is maintained in excellent condition. This hike is aShow more
#5 - Glen Onoko Falls and Lehigh Gorge Overlook Trail
Lehigh Gorge State Park
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Length: 3.7 mi • Est. 2 h 10 m
NOTE: A portion of this loop is closed. The closed portion goes straight from the road up to the falls. Please be respectful and do not hike this closed section. This is a dangerous and difficult hikShow more
#6 - Wissahickon Creek Gorge Loop Trail
Fairmount Park
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Length: 9.2 mi • Est. 4 h 8 m
Wissahickon Creek Gorge Loop Trail is a 9.2 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a nuShow more
#7 - Kelly's Run Loop Trail
Holtwood Recreation Park
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Length: 3.7 mi • Est. 1 h 54 m
Kellys Run Nature Preserve contains a loop trail near the Susquehanna River. The trail is rocky and steep in some places but it is a beautiful hike with views of small but picturesque waterfalls. PresShow more
#8 - Shades of Death Trail
Hickory Run State Park
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Length: 2.2 mi • Est. 1 h 5 m
Please note that there is no parking at trail head and it gets very crowded very early. A beautiful walk along a stream in a rhodedendron forest This is a personal favorite, you will walk along a strShow more
#9 - Hawk Mountain Loop
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
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Length: 5.4 mi • Est. 2 h 53 m
Hawk Mountain Loop is a 5.4 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Kempton, Pennsylvania that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hikingShow more
#10 - Hawk Falls Trail
Hickory Run State Park
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Length: 1 mi • Est. 29 m
Hawk Falls Trail is a 1 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Lake Harmony, Pennsylvania that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity optShow more
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